Charity News

Statement on historical links with Atlantic Slave Trade

August 30, 2021

A joint statement from NHS Lothian and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation.   We are aware that hospitals across Lothian have benefited from funds realised from the Atlantic slave trade. With colonialism and slavery being central to the national economy from the 17th to the 19th centuries, both Edinburgh and…

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation supporters raise a mug to celebrate the NHS Big Tea on the 73rd Anniversary of the NHS

July 6, 2021

On Monday 5 July, the nation came together to join the NHS Big Tea, showing an outpouring of support for NHS staff who have worked tirelessly to care for us during the biggest global health crisis of our lifetime. Thousands of tea parties took place across the country, either virtually…

NHS Lothian Equalities Network share their experiences of COVID-19 as part of an innovative programme of creative engagement

June 28, 2021

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation has today (28 June 2021) released the first in a series of creative engagements, produced in partnership with NHS Lothian’s Equalities Network, to celebrate the contribution of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) staff during COVID-19. COVID-19 has exacerbated, and given a public spotlight to, the…