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NHS Forth Valley misses A&E times

NHS Forth Valley misses A&E times

NHS Forth Valley missed out on government targets that say no patient should wait longer than four hours for accident and emergency treatment , from their arrival to admission, discharge or transfer.

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RIDU, Western General Edinburgh, Infectious Diseases Unit

NHS being propped up

The amount spent by NHS Lothian on private treatment for inpatients has been reduced significantly over the last five years.

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The number of drug-related deaths in Scotland soared to 1,187 last year, according to official statistics.

Rise in West Lothian drug deaths

Drug deaths across the Lothians increased by 11 per cent in 2018, accounting for 152 deaths compared to 137 in 2017, according to National Records of Scotland figures.

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Media preview of the new Royal Hospital for Children & Young People at Little France 25/06/19 GV of exterior'New Sick Kids Hospital''pic credit; Scott Louden

Sick Kids hospital move delayed again

The opening of Edinburgh’s new children’s hospital has been delayed once again over a ventilation issue after a last-minute crisis meeting – just hours before staff and patients were due to move to the new site.

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