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A health board has apologised after a paediatrician failed to diagnose a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour at an earlier stage. Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) Jim Martin upheld a complaint from the child's mother about the treatment her son received from NHS Forth Valley. In his investigation report,…
There is "overwhelming" support for the Scottish Government's plan to cut the number of children in poverty to 10% or less by 2030. The Government consulted on its plan to bring in statutory income targets and the majority of the 119 respondents agreed, with 94% in favour of making an…
The Prince of Wales came bearing a special gift on a Christmas visit to a hospice - a chocolate model of his Highgrove House. The cake, made by Chocolaterie Artisanale Alexandre in Nyon, Switzerland, included chocolate figures of Charles and wife Camilla, as well as the Prince of Wales's feathers…
The Care Inspectorate are encouraging everyone who spends time with a loved one in a care setting this Christmas to be on the look out for potential fall hazards. The social care scrutiny and improvement body says that while the majority of care homes for older people perform well, more…
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