Many Scottish health boards have struggled to recruit as many consultant anaesthetists as they need, making it harder to keep coronavirus patients alive.
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Ferret Fact service looks at a number of claims about immigration and the health service made by an audience member appearing on the BBC’s Question Time programme.
Firms profiting from NHS Scotland's recruitment crisis have links to tax havens and pay their directors up to £184,000.
St Andrews Community Hospital has 90 staff and 40 beds, but its operating theatre has not been used since it opened in 2009.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about the statistics on Scotland’s drug-related deaths and how they compare to the UK and EU.
A university research project was given nearly £300,000 of taxpayers' money to research chronic pain by the Scottish Government as hundreds of patients wait months for treatment.
The mental health crisis at Scottish universities: stories from students
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.