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Robotic assisted surgery has saved fifty lives in south east Scotland

A pioneering new form of robotics-assisted surgery for men with prostate cancer was announced by the Health Secretary Shona Robison today at Edinburgh's Western General Hospital.The technology involved tiny remote-controlled robots deployed by surgeons during keyhole surgery....

Letter from Scotland

 We are entering the season of storms.  Already a lively wind is blowing about the house as I write and the forecast for the weekend is for dark clouds to sweep across the sky at...

Sports Minister supports Physical Activity Week

 This morning as part of Physical Activity Week, Sports Minister Shona Robison led a ‘health walk’ of delegates attending the 7th National PAHA Conference (Physical Activity Health Alliance), which is being held today at...

No smoking to be extended

Guidance to give residential mental health patients and workers the same protection from second-hand smoke as others throughout Scotland was published today.Smoking has been banned in public places since 2006. However, residential mental health...


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