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Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation reaches a milestone half way mark in their Covid-19 Appeal

May 26, 2020

Edinburgh and Lothian’s Health Foundation, the official charity partner of NHS Lothian, has reached the halfway mark in its Appeal to raise money to support NHS Lothian staff and patients impacted by Coronavirus. Launched in March 2020, the Foundation set a fundraising target for the Appeal of £1,000,000 to support…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation welcomes staff to Little France

May 21, 2020

Staff from NHS Lothian’s Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and the first 30 patients attending clinics, were welcomed to their new home at Little France last week with a commemorative mug featuring artwork that had been commissioned as part of the new build. Official charity partner, Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation,…

Wellbeing Hub in a Tub initiative launched to support NHS Lothian community teams

May 19, 2020

NHS Lothian and its official charity partner, Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, are working together to prepare and deliver wellbeing boxes to NHS Lothian staff working in the community. The pilot, which is being called ‘Wellbeing Hub in a Tub’, recognises that not all staff have access to the Wellbeing…

NHS Lothian staff are the first in Scotland to receive the first-class treatment as part of Project Wingman

April 30, 2020

Staff at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh are set to receive the first-class treatment as the latest Project Wingman lounge opens on site. The facility, which is run by pilots and crew from across every UK airline, will provide a space for staff to unwind, de-compress and de-stress before, during and…

Great Grandad Gets on His Bike to Raise Money for NHS Lothian

April 29, 2020

Great Grandad, Jim Hay, 83, who has eight great grandchildren, has cycled from his flat in Portland, Dorset to the Nightingale Hospital in London and back to raise money for NHS Lothian. Jim, originally from Fife, decided he would take on the 380 Mile virtual cycle challenge after his daughter…

Download and Send us your Thank You NHS Lothian Picture

April 24, 2020

Download your copy of our David Galletly original illustration and show your support for the amazing NHS Lothian staff. How to download: – Click on the image below, the pdf will open in a new window and you can print from there – Or right click and save as or…

1,500 free meals to be distributed daily for NHS Lothian front line night shift staff

April 22, 2020

From this week, 1,500 free meals will be delivered each day to NHS Lothian night shift staff working on the front line. The free service will enable those working on COVID Red wards to access fresh and healthy meals when out-of-hours catering is not available. BaxterStorey Scotland has joined the…

2018/19 Annual Report now available

December 3, 2019

Download our Trustees’ Annual Report and Financial Statements 2018-19 to read about how have supported patients, visitors and staff across Edinburgh and the Lothians.  

Freelance Hospital Galleries Curator

October 28, 2019

    ELHF are seeking an Exhibitions Curator to develop and manage a high quality, engaging and accessible galleries programme across NHS Lothian hospitals to benefit patients, staff and visitors. Deadline for applicants: 12 noon Wednesday 27th November 2019 Download the full brief here:  HospitalGalleriesCuratorBrief    

Doors Open Day at the Astley Ainslie Hospital this weekend !

September 23, 2019

Saturday 28th September: Capturing the Astley Ainslie Exhibition: This exhibition will showcase photographs as part of a 5 month project led by Photographer Natalie Feather from May to September 2019. This project engaged with patients and staff who were introduced to film photography. During the course of the project participants took…