Private firms supplying medical staff to NHS Scotland have made millions of pounds of profit and paid some directors up to £800,000.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the issues with comparing A&E statistics north and south of the border.
Private health firms have financial links to politicians, been accused of mistreating staff and patients, and are charging up to £250 for GP appointments.
The number of trans people in Scotland crowdfunding to cover medical costs has increased by 65 per cent since last year due to excessive NHS waiting times.
The Scottish Government must take “radical action” on green job creation and ending fuel poverty if it is to achieve a Just Transition to net-zero carbon emissions,
Ferret fact Service looks at claim about NHS bed numbers.
A £63m plan to allow access to NHS medical records has been criticised for failing to offer patients a choice over whether data is shared with researchers.
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.
Critics have urged the Scottish Government to invest in a 'proper public health response' to the Covid-19 pandemic.