Latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Stories

2008-09-23 00:00:29

MORE than 5000 protest letters were delivered yesterday to a health board planning to remove health visitors from GPs' surgeries. Doctors Euan Paterson and Anne Mullin handed in 5536 letters from patients to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

2008-09-18 15:00:37

HEALTH chiefs have unveiled the shape of things to come for Vale of Leven Hospital. And a key pledge is that record numbers of patients will be treated. New services planned for the campus include a rehabilitation service, a day hospital for older people and a GBP15million care home.

2008-09-18 15:00:37

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.

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.

2008-09-05 12:05:00

By WILLIAM TINNING A HOSPITAL ward has been closed to new admissions after the Clostridium Difficile bacteria contributed to one patient dying and seven others being infected.

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.

2008-08-20 12:00:58

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.

2008-08-20 03:00:41

A BODY was left alongside patients on a hospital ward for up to eight hours, it emerged yesterday. Hospital chiefs said yesterday the patient had died suddenly on a four-bed ward at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

2008-08-19 15:01:22

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.

2008-08-18 15:01:11

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.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.