Latest NHS Lanarkshire Stories
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.
By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT HEALTH Secretary Nicola Sturgeon yesterday gave her personal commitment to the future of a Scottish hospital as patients demanded a review of cuts that have already been made.
By ROBBIE DINWOODIE LABOUR leadership hopeful Andy Kerr has been dealt a devastating blow to his campaign by a party stalwart's accusation of "cant and humbug" over the former health minister's role in threatened hospital cuts.
By Kate Foster SCOTLAND'S maternity hospitals are turning away hundreds of pregnant women in need of emergency treatment because of serious staff shortages, a damning new report by Government auditors has found.
A HEALTH board launched an investigation today into reports that confidential patient information was found in a derelict hospital. X-rays with patients' names, photographs and other paperwork are said to have been discovered at Law Hospital, near Carluke, Lanarkshire.
A LANARKSHIRE town is in line to get a new multi-million health centre. The facility, earmarked for Main Street, Coatbridge, will combine NHS care with council services.
KAREN Sheridan has become the first Macmillan head and neck cancer clinical nurse specialist at Monklands Hospital. NHS Lanarkshire and Macmillan Cancer Support have teamed up to fund the new post. Ms Sheridan has worked as an ear, nose and throat specialist at Monklands for the past 10 years.
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