Charity News

Are scalp coolers right for me?

February 19, 2016

Heather McVicars, Senior Research Nurse at the WGH has just been announced as the winner of this years’ Lyda Henderson Travelling Fellowship. Heather will be visiting the 10 major cancer hospitals in Scotland to evaluate their use of scalp coolers. These can help reduce hair loss dramatically during chemotherapy treatments….

British Association for Music Therapy

January 25, 2016

Leading figures come together in Holyrood to help make music therapy an integral part of the dementia care journey On Wednesday 3rd February, leading academics, researchers, commissioners and practitioners from the dementia sector will meet with MSPs in Holyrood, to debate how access to music therapy can be improved for…

New art collection managers & art prize awarded

January 25, 2016

Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation recently awarded a purchase prize to artist Olive Dean at the recent annual Society of Scottish Artists exhibition, held at the Royal Scottish Academy. Trustee and Arts Advisory Group Chair Alison Meiklejohn and Arts Manager Susan Grant chose the work, Corona, as a new addition…