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A disabled woman from Glasgow has been stuck in hospital for 210 days as council officials fail to agree a care package with her family. Janice Arundel, 58, was cleared as fit to leave the city's Royal Infirmary in April and her newly purchased flat assessed as safe by the…
The head of the Scottish NHS has apologised to patients who have waited longer than they should to be treated. Paul Gray was responding to an Audit Scotland report which found health boards have failed to meet seven out of eight key targets. The NHS Scotland chief executive made the…
More people are facing waits in Scottish hospitals after being declared fit to go home, new figures have revealed. A total of 1,524 patients were affected by delayed discharge in hospitals across the country in September, up from 1,472 the previous month. Delayed discharge - also known as bed blocking…
A programme to support families and challenge the behaviour of domestic abusers is to be expanded following a £360,000 cash injection. Independent analysis of the Caledonian System found that women felt safer if their partners took part in the programme. It works with women and children's services to address male…
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