Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with UK-Scotland 5,011 headlines found


[UK-Scotland] Secret Scottish NHS incident reports released

Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
1 View

[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: BBC Scotland Investigates, 2012, How Safe Is Your Hospital?

BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:21

[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: Secret reports on patient harm in NHS care

BBC Scotland has obtained more than 300 reports from inside the NHS which have been kept secret up until now.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:19

[UK, UK-Scotland] CLARK: Scotland's goal of a 'smoke-free' society is conformist and illiberal

Simon Clark: 'If we try to eliminate every risk through draconian legislation we create a bland, conformist, illiberal society.' (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:15

[UK-Scotland] Patient killed in oxygen explosion as a second dies in broken lift: Damning dossier reveals NHS failings that caused death

A horrifying catalogue of serious errors at NHS hospitals in Scotland has come to light, following a Freedom of Information request. They include a report from NHS Lothian where a patient on oxygen therapy died in an explosion after lighting a cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:06

[UK-Scotland] Holyrood vow to snuff out tobacco habit in Scotland

SNP ministers yesterday confirmed plans to publish a timetable next year on making the country smoke-free.
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 26, 2012 08:12

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Make smoking history in Scotland? We hope so

If the Government seriously wants to make nicotine a drug of the past, it will need to come up with an extremely imaginative and persuasive strategy. There is nothing wrong with ambition, however, and since smoking contributes greatly to Scotland's poor
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:17

[UK, UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Old tricks from tobacco industry

PUBLIC health campaigners long ago discovered that you can’t trust any “research” produced by the tobacco industry. Your report (“Illegal cigarette sales increased by almost half in last year” . . . ) indicates that they are up to their old tricks.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 25, 2012 14:06

[UK-Scotland] Scottish mortality rate 'among highest in Western Europe'

Scottish mortality rates among working age men and women have been the worst in Western Europe since the late 1970s, a report has said.
BBC Online
added Nov 22, 2012 12:21

[UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco launch challenge to display ban

Imperial Tobacco, who manufacture such brands as Lambert & Butler, Golden Virginia and Rizla, have launched the challenge to the ban due to concerns over the cost to retailers and a potential increase in illegal tobacco trade. Imperial believe the ban i
Edinburgh Journal (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:39
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines