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2018/19 Annual Report now available

December 3, 2019

Download our Trustees’ Annual Report and Financial Statements 2018-19 to read about how have supported patients, visitors and staff across Edinburgh and the Lothians.  

Freelance Hospital Galleries Curator

October 28, 2019

    ELHF are seeking an Exhibitions Curator to develop and manage a high quality, engaging and accessible galleries programme across NHS Lothian hospitals to benefit patients, staff and visitors. Deadline for applicants: 12 noon Wednesday 27th November 2019 Download the full brief here:  HospitalGalleriesCuratorBrief    

Doors Open Day at the Astley Ainslie Hospital this weekend !

September 23, 2019

Saturday 28th September: Capturing the Astley Ainslie Exhibition: This exhibition will showcase photographs as part of a 5 month project led by Photographer Natalie Feather from May to September 2019. This project engaged with patients and staff who were introduced to film photography. During the course of the project participants took…

Learning Together as an NHS Charity Sector

September 4, 2019

96% of staff surveyed agree that training enhances the care they give to patients 97% of patients surveyed felt that patient support activities improve their well-being These are just two of the key findings from the report “Learning Together as a Sector: NHS Charities Using Shared Measurement, a collaborative project with…

Lyda Henderson Travelling Fellowship now open for applications

September 4, 2019

The Lyda Henderson Travelling Fellowship is awarded annually to staff of NHS Lothian who work in breast disease. The purpose of the fund is to support a travelling fellowship to the maximum value of £5,000 by way of travel and placement funding at a Centre of Excellence. The aim of…

Privacy Policy Update

August 23, 2019

We have updated our Privacy Policy which outlines the data we collect and how we use it. Click the link to read our updated Privacy Policy

A dose of greenspace could be just what the doctor ordered

June 28, 2019

NHS Lothian, Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation and greenspace Scotland published Scotland’s first health board-led Green Health Strategy. Greenspace is often described as ‘our natural health service’, with a growing body of research evidence showing its positive benefits for physical and mental health and wellbeing. The Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace…

The 2019 Lyda Henderson Memorial Lecture

March 29, 2019

The 2019 Lyda Henderson Memorial Lecture will take place on Tuesday 30th April @ 5:30pm in the Paderewski Lecture Theatre, 4th Floor Old Outpatients Building, Western General Hospital. Please see attached poster for the Event Programme. The lecture will be hosted by consultant breast surgeon Matthew Barber and consists of…

Do you have an idea that would make a difference to the patients/clients you support?

January 10, 2019

This is your chance to apply for the funding you need to make your idea a reality! We’ve provided funding for all sorts of ideas in the past, such as catering for group therapy, ward refurbishments and Tovertafel (sensory) tables. We’ve supplied funding to places such as East Lothian Self…

‘Art Donor’ Art Exhibition | Anne Ferguson Gallery | Western General Hospital

December 12, 2018

The exhibition ‘Art Donor’ celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Western General Hospital and can now be seen in the Anne Ferguson Gallery. These oil paintings, watercolours, collages, and original prints are just some of the art works donated to the hospital over the years.  They are part of the Edinburgh & Lothians…