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2010-03-09 07:50:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow Warriors and Scotland international rugby star Johnnie Beattie took time out from training for the crucial upcoming Six Nations test against England to help launch the Kwik Fit Insurance Charity of the Year 2010. Kwik Fit Insurance, one of the UK's leading insurance intermediaries, has pledged its support to Rutherglen High School, which provides education to children with additional support needs. The school, which recently relocated to...

2008-09-18 12:00:40

By WILLIAM TINNING SCOTLAND'S largest health board has launched an investigation after medical notes relating to dozens of patients were found in the empty flat of a former employee. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said initial findings suggested that the historical medical records of 39 patients had been recovered on Monday from the former home of a community healthcare worker who no longer worked for the board. The records contain information about patients who were treated between...

2008-08-28 03:00:53

HEALTH chiefs have decided not to tear up the contract of a GP who gave a sleeping drug to an elderly woman so she could kill herself. Dr Iain Kerr, 61, was banned from practising for six months in July after the General Medical Council ruled that he prescribed the pills to his 87-year-old patient "solely for the purpose of ending her life". But NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said last night: "We will not be terminating his practice contract." The health board said Kerr would hire locum...

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This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.