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Surgeon suspended for allegedly branding liver

A SURGEON has been suspended after allegedly branding his initials on a transplant patient’s liver. Read more...

Carstairs chief slammed in report gets top NHS job

The chief executive of the statehospital at Carstairs has been handed a plum NHS job, on the same day a damning report condemned her for “poor” leadership over a decision to pay senior managers thousands of pounds in bonuses. Read more...

Hospital patients wait weeks to see senior doctor

Poor quality care and a lack of doctors and nurses may have contributed to higher death rates at a Scottish health board, a damning report suggests. Read more... 

How hospitals can damage stroke victims’ health

Scottish hospitals are still failing to hit key standards in the care of patients admitted after suffering a stroke, a report 
reveals. Read more...

Neglect of bed sores ‘led to patient’s death’

AN ELDERLY patient died after two hospitals failed to prevent or properly treat her severe bedsores, a report reveals. Read more...

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