Record numbers facing long waits at A&E in Scotland

The latest weekly figures show 8,091 patients in Scotland were not seen in the four-hour target time. Source link

Covid in Scotland: What's behind the latest surge?

What lies behind the surge in cases that has delayed the lifting of the final restrictions? Source link

Covid in Scotland: Mask rules will stay in force until April

Other restrictions will be dropped on 21 March, but face masks will remain due to a rise in Covid-19 cases. Source link

Covid in Scotland: Omicron sub-variant driving increase case numbers

The chief medical officers says about 85% of cases in Scotland are thought to be the BA.2 variant. Source link

Covid in Scotland: Hospital patient numbers highest in 13 months

Fewer people need intensive care but large numbers are affecting available beds and other services. Source link

Covid in Scotland: Fourth jab rolled out for most vulnerable

“Vaccination has been our most effective tool against coronavirus. However, the degree of protection offered wanes over time, which is why booster vaccination is needed to maintain the best protection against COVID-19 for those at highest risk of severe effects of the virus. Source link

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Covid in Scotland: Vaccine passports and classroom masks rules end

The end of more restrictions comes almost two years after the first confirmed case of Covid in Scotland. Source link

Covid in Scotland: All legal restrictions to end on 21 March

She said: “Even though certain measures, for example face coverings, may not be legal requirements in future, we will still recommend voluntary compliance as part of the range of behaviours that will help keep us safe as we manage COVID in a more sustainable and less restrictive way.” Source link

Covid in Scotland: Face-to-face GP appointments 'still feel like a treat'

GP surgery staff have dealt with an increased workload and new ways of working during the pandemic. Source link