NHS Tayside is considering offering heroin on prescription to drug users following an evaluation of a “successfully implemented” Glasgow-based pilot.
Concerns have been raised about how Perth and Kinross council will pay for its climate change plan after it used half of its funds on a new road.
Critics of a controversial project which works with vulnerable mothers in Dundee have called for programme rules – insisting women who want ongoing support from the programme prevent pregnancy by either taking contraception or abstaining from sex – to be dropped.
People who use drugs and alcohol are being denied proper support to deal with their mental health problems, The Ferret's From the Margins team has found.
The traffic is at a standstill on Atholl Street in the centre of Perth, cars, trucks and buses running their engines as they wait for the lights to change.
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 Tayside stalls community plans for abandoned infirmary
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.
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.