Concerns about prison overcrowding and mentally ill women prisoners, previously raised by an international human rights organisation, have not been fully resolved, new research claims.
A “small but sharp” rise in deaths in prisons should prompt serious questions about the impact of pandemic restrictions of those in jail, according to campaigners.
NHS Tayside stalls community plans for abandoned infirmary
Ferret Fact Service looked at claims by the party leaders ahead of the Scottish Parliament election.
Criminal justice experts are raising serious concerns about the “de facto solitary confinement” of Scottish prisoners over the last year, with many facing intense levels of isolation.
The beautiful island of Barra is fighting a Covid-19 outbreak. But islanders say the pandemic also highights a long-standing erosion of health and social care services.
Social media platforms are being urged to be more proactive in tackling harmful content that promotes eating disorders and dramatic weight loss.
The British Army has been criticised for targeting online recruitment adverts at young, risk-taking, working class Scots suffering the "January Blues".
The mental health crisis at Scottish universities: stories from students