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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…

Arts Participation & Engagement Manager

November 8, 2018

Please note this  application process is now closed. Thank you. We’re seeking a passionate individual with good people skills, experience in participatory arts and an interest in Arts and Health! Edinburgh & Lothian Health Foundation (ELHF) Trustees wish to appoint a contracted arts manager to work closely with the ELHF…

Festival Exhibition

July 19, 2018

A new exhibition will soon open as part of the Art & Therapeutic Design Programme for Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences. Hans K Clausen and Kjersti Sletteland, artists based at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, have worked over the past year on a NHS…

Art in Neurosciences Exhibition

June 11, 2018

As part of the diverse Art & Therapeutic Design programme being delivered for the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences redevelopment, the Re(a)d Bed Exhibition features commissioned artworks from artists and mentees Susana Cámara Leret, Gavin Inglis, Alex Menzies, Florence To, Stacey Hunter and Jack King-Spooner. Exploring…

The Big 7Tea, Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

May 4, 2018

What is the Big 7Tea? The NHS is turning 70 this year and what better way to celebrate one of the nation’s most loved institutions than with a cup of tea? But this will be more than just a regular cuppa. On and around 5th July, people up and down…

Sculpture commission for the new East Lothian Community Hospital

March 28, 2018

Round Table Projects invites applications from contemporary artists working in three dimensions to explore the rich natural heritage of East Lothian in a period of research that leads to the creation of an ambitious and visually striking sculptural work for permanent installation in the main concourse of the new East…

Photographic media commission for the new East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington

March 12, 2018

Round Table Projects invites proposals from artists working with photographic media to engage with members of the community in a period of research that leads to the development of large-scale, multi-layered artworks that tell local stories and explore the diverse physical geography of East Lothian. The final works will be…

Incredible quilting skills of the service users of the Spittal Street Centre

February 6, 2018

Here Vanessa, the Centre’s Service User Involvment Coordinator tells us a little about the project; “During the holiday period of Christmas and New Years, it can be a difficult time for many people. That is why Spittal Street Centre opens its doors to those who have an addiction to seek…