Charity News

Newly opened NHS Lothian Alcohol Related Brain Damage Unit

June 18, 2014

Following joint funding by NHS Lothian, City of Edinburgh Council, Waverley Care and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, in August 2014 NHS Lothian are opening in an innovative service in Edinburgh for patients who have a diagnosis of Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) following admission to an acute hospital in…

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…