Charity News

Biggest ever grant for major hospital project

June 17, 2014

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation commit £2-million to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences The Trustees of the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation have guaranteed their biggest ever grant of £2-million towards the new RoyalHospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences.  The grant will…

Flexi device set to smooth waters in birthing process

June 12, 2014

Pregnant women and midwives could benefit from a new tool designed to make water births safer and easier. Researchers have invented an illuminated, adjustable mirror that can be used under water when a baby is being born. The device is the first of its kind and has been developed by…

UNIQUE FITNESS SCHEME OFFERS HOPE FOR STROKE PATIENTS

May 14, 2014

A unique scheme to help people who have had a stroke enjoy a better quality of life and reduce the possibility of another stroke has been launched in Edinburgh. The groundbreaking Stroke In-Reach Project, funded by the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation (ELHF), was developed by NHS Lothian, in joint…