A HEALTH board has been told to think again about proposed changes to services after the Scottish Government ordered an independent review of the controversial plans.
A TOTAL of 16 beds have been moved from the Queen Mother's Hospital to a new ward at The Princess Royal Maternity Hospital.
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THE grieving parents of Lisa Norris, the cancer patient who was given a massive overdose of radiation, are expected to launch a lawsuit against Greater Glasgow Health Board.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is preparing to launch two transport initiatives to improve access to hospitals for patients and visitors.
A £100 MILLION children's hospital for Glasgow will be built on the site of the Southern General, Andy Kerr, the health minister, announced yesterday after months of controversy over facilities.
A WOMAN treated at a Scottish hospital died a day after she was mistakenly given medicine intended for another patient.
A MOTHER is suing a Glasgow hospital for £5 million on behalf of her son, who suffered brain damage at birth.
Deborah Ritchie, 38, of Bearsden, near Glasgow, who claimed errors by doctors and midwives caused her son to be born with brain damage, has settled a £2 million action against Yorkhill NHS Trust.
A WOMAN who awoke from an operation to help with her back pain to discover she was paraplegic is suing Lothian health chiefs for £500,000.
EXPECTANT mothers in an area served by a downgraded maternity unit where a newborn baby died are receiving a "second-class service", a sheriff has ruled.
AN NHS trust last night apologised to a mother-to-be who was told her baby was dead - two days before a scan showed the unborn child was alive.
AN ELECTRICIAN has announced plans to stand against a sitting Labour MP in the forthcoming elections in a bid to save services at his local hospital.
PATIENT capacity at the former HCI private hospital is to be greatly increased, it was announced yesterday.
FUNDING to construct a new £100 million children’s hospital in Glasgow has been given the go-ahead by the Scottish Executive, it was announced yesterday.
MALCOLM Chisholm, the embattled health minister, bowed to public pressure over health-care cuts yesterday, hours before facing a motion of no confidence in the Scottish Parliament.
THOUSANDS of health campaigners from across Scotland are expected to gather in George Square in Glasgow on Saturday to demonstrate against hospital closures.
AFTER a turbulent year, an outbreak of near consensus took activists and health officials by surprise yesterday as NHS Greater Glasgow held its annual general meeting.
THE controversial closure of the Queen Mother’s maternity hospital in Glasgow could still be reversed, it emerged last night.
HEART-TRANSPLANT services in Scotland have been secured after Malcolm Chisholm, the health minister, confirmed that the Scottish Heart Transplant Unit in Glasgow will not shut.
THE UK’s only homeopathic hospital unit offering 24-hour in-patient care has been given a stay of execution after members of NHS Greater Glasgow board agreed to an in-depth study of the closure plans and the benefits to patients the current service offers.
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