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NHS faces significant pressures managing finances, meeting targets and making changes to services

Posted: 30 October 2014

The NHS in Scotland is facing significant pressures from increasing demand for services, while also striving to achieve challenging performance targets and working within tightening budgets.

Auditor General reports on issues raised in audits of NHS accounts

Posted: 24 October 2014

The Auditor General for Scotland, Caroline Gardner, has issued reports to the Scottish Parliament on matters raised in the audits of the 2013/14 accounts for NHS 24, NHS Highland and NHS Orkney.

Community planning thriving in West Lothian and can achieve more

Posted: 23 October 2014

West Lothian Community Planning Partnership has considerable strengths built up over years of effective joint working which has delivered real benefits to local communities.

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