Charity News

Launch of “The Elsies”

September 5, 2014

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation commit £10,000 annually to establish the Elsie Inglis Staff Development Awards The Trustees of the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation have today (29 August) announced the launch of a new grants scheme dedicated to staff development, in honour of Edinburgh doctor and suffragist Dr Elsie…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 – Art and Health Events

August 4, 2014

Two free public discussions around the role art can play in healthcare settings will be held as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Art and the Healing Environment, Sunday 17th August, will feature a panel of speakers including Jan-Bert van den Berg, Director of Artlink, and Trevor Jones, Director of…

New specialist palliative care service for West Lothian residents

August 2, 2014

The Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation proudly support the West Lothian Palliative Care Service, based at The Macmillan Centre at St John’s Hospital in Livingston, which was officially launched yesterday (30 July 2014). Pictured are Brian Houston (Chair of the Health Foundation) Nicola Summers (Marie Curie) and Elspeth Atkinson (Macmillan)…