Charity News

Nina Barough CBE, on the opening of the Mammography Unit, Western General Hospital

March 31, 2014

The Founder and Chief Executive of Walk the Walk, Nina Barough recently opened the newly refurbished Mammography Unit at the Western General Hospital. Thanks to the £1.4m raised at the 2013 Moonwalk, patients are now experiencing an enhanced and extended, state-of-the-art unit. A long-time supporter and friend of the Breast…

Fellowship helps improve family history breast screening

March 31, 2014

Dr Roisin Bradley, Consultant Radiologist at WGH has just been announced as the first winner of the Lyda Henderson Travelling Fellowship Roisin will travel to the Seattle Cancer Centre in Washington DC to attend an intensive image interpretation course run by the world leading expert in the field Prof Constance…

Grants totalling £1.5 million awarded to health improvement projects in Edinburgh and the Lothians

March 28, 2014

The Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation recently announced funding decisions for the 2014/15 Grants Programme totalling approximately £1.5 million to a range of charities, NHS Lothian projects and Academic Partners. Organisations supported include Volunteer Centre Edinburgh, Place2Be, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Health All Round as well as NHS Lothian and University…