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Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation commissions surface pattern designer to enhance new Kidney Renal Dialysis Unit  

July 29, 2020

Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation’s award-winning arts programme, Tonic Arts, has commissioned Ursula Bevan-Hunter from Little Axe Blockprints to undertake art and design enhancements for the new Satellite Kidney Renal Dialysis Unit at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. Part of the Foundation’s capital arts programme, the commission will provide…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation launches new fundraiser #LockdownChopdown

July 15, 2020

After three months of waiting, hairdressers across Scotland have opened their doors and are welcoming clients back onto their premises. To mark this occasion Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, the official charity partner of NHS Lothian, has launched a fundraising initiative called #LockdownChopdown. The charity is calling for anyone who…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation Supports Outdoor Wellbeing Space for Staff at East Lothian Community Hospital

July 14, 2020

Staff at East Lothian Community Hospital now have access to an attractive and comfortable outdoor space thanks to charitable funds received from Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation. Before the new benches and parasols were installed, staff would either stand during breaks or sit on the ground if they wanted to…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation announces successful artists for their ‘Life Under Lockdown’ Residencies

July 7, 2020

Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation’s award-winning arts programme, Tonic Arts, today announced the successful artists for their ‘Life Under Lockdown’ micro-residencies. A call out was issued in May, seeking seven visual artists across seven generations who could creatively capture living through the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown from their personal and generational…

Blog: How Do We Cement Our Covid Response Into A Positive Lasting Legacy?

July 6, 2020

With Lockdown restrictions starting to ease, Jane Ferguson, Director of Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, reflects on the role that the charity has played in supporting their NHS Lothian colleagues since the Coronavirus outbreak and considers what role it will continue to play over the next few months. ***************************************** The…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation Celebrates NHS Birthday with a Week of Thanks

June 29, 2020

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation is marking the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the NHS by joining with the Together Coalition and the Big Blue Thank You to give thanks to everyone who has offered their support during the Coronavirus pandemic so far. This weekend, 4 and 5 July,…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation launches Rainbow Walk to raise money for NHS Lothian

June 4, 2020

Edinburgh and Lothian’s Health Foundation, the official charity partner of NHS Lothian, has launched a fun and colourful Rainbow Walk to help keep families active during lockdown and, at the same time, raise money for NHS Lothian staff and patients impacted by Coronavirus. Launched today (4 June 2020), the Rainbow…

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…