A trip to the hospital for an operation on a shattered knee is the kind of experience that will stay ingrained in the mind of your average 13-year-old. But for hockey-loving Callum Cruickshank, a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) led to a meeting with a surgeon that would put him on the path to medicine and propel him to set up a charity devoted to helping state school pupils become doctors.
GORDON Aikman died of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in February after a three year battle with the condition. His campaigning transformed MND care and raised over £600,000 for MND Scotland, which is being used to help fund a cure.
Scots NHS told 3 months ago to protect data from attacks
NHS health boards in Scotland were warned in February of the need to review the resilience and backup procedures of their computer systems to protect patient data from cyber attacks, the Scottish Government said last night.
Celtic legend Davie Provan tells ME sufferers: Never give up
Imagine you’re a 29-year-old footballer, playing in front of thousands of adoring fans every week, at the peak of your powers, getting paid well to do the job you love – then suddenly you’re struck down with a mystery condition and it all ends – leaving you not only unable to play but unable to get out of bed.