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HEALTH bosses have unveiled the shape of things to come for the Vale of Leven Hospital - and a key pledge is that record numbers of patients will be treated.
By STEWART PATERSON MIDWIFE-LED birthing units at two Scottish hospitals have three years to attract sufficient numbers of mothers-to-be following a U- turn by health officials.
By DAMIEN HENDERSON HEALTH bosses have sought to distance themselves from a series of controversial cuts to services at a Scottish hospital, saying they are committed to the future of the site.
By DOUGLAS FRASER SCOTTISH POLITICAL EDITOR THE Vale of Leven Hospital faces the removal of key services under recommendations from an expert panel reporting to Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon.
FURTHER to your health correspondent's report regarding the apparent "U turn" of the NHS board currently overseeing delivery of health care to both Vale of Leven and Inverclyde Royal Hospitals (August 14), I share your concern about the general risk to health of uncertainty.
By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT BIRTHING units at two Scottish hospitals are to be saved from cuts after a campaign supported by thousands of people.
By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT FOR Scotland's largest health board it looks like another embarrassing climbdown.
By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT BEDS were too close together, bays were overcrowded, hand- washing facilities were inadequate and wards appeared shabby.
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