Medicinal drugs have polluted Scotland’s waterways in breach of safety levels more than 2,300 times over seven years.
Wild swimmers face “a risk” to their health from a toxic pesticide used by salmon farming companies, says a report for the industry.
Women on public boards paid half a million less than male counterparts.
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.
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.
Mitie workers at a Covid-19 test centre in Inverness have alleged "failures” by the company contributed to multiple staff falling ill.
Scotland's leaders urged to look at Home Farm on Skye as a tragic example of where things have gone wrong in the government's Covid-19 response.
Many Scottish health boards have struggled to recruit as many consultant anaesthetists as they need, making it harder to keep coronavirus patients alive.
The NHS Highland public heath director, Hugo van Woerden, has been criticised for attempting to hide his salary of more than £155,000 a year.