NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Concerns raised over GP chains taking over practices
Concerns have been raised about the impacts on patients as GP chains take over ailing practices across Scotland.
Hundreds of cervical cancer cases go undetected as Scottish screening rates fall
Hundreds of cervical cancer cases are going undetected in Scotland each year due to missed routine screenings, The Ferret can reveal.
NHS admits failures ‘may’ have contributed to death of grieving father’s alcoholic son
The NHS has admitted to failings that "may have caused or contributed” to the death of a 32-year-old who was in its care for the treatment of his alcoholism.
Delayed discharges from mental health wards of more than three years recorded
Hundreds are facing discharge delay from mental health wards despite being well enough to be discharged - in the most extreme cases for more than three years.
NHS patient data breached at least 1,395 times in two years
Dozens of NHS staff have been disciplined after data laws to protect patient's personal information were breached at least 1395 times over the last two years.
NHS board gave different Covid-19 isolation advice to councils
Health officials for Glasgow and Clyde issued different Covid-19 isolation instructions to those in place in the rest of Scotland, The Ferret can reveal.
Revealed: Covid’s toll on hospital operations could ‘take four years’ to fix
The dramatic reduction to operations in Scotland across specialisms including cancer and cardiology has been revealed by new health board figures obtained and analysed by The Ferret.
20 public bodies pressing for restrictions on public right to know
Twenty public sector bodies have urged MSPs to weaken freedom of information law by increasing charges, widening exemptions and relaxing deadlines.
Rise in restraint of mental health patients causes concern
Scotland’s Mental Welfare Commission will examine the use of physical restraint in NHS facilities - after data gathered by The Ferret revealed a rise in recorded incidents across numerous health boards.