Charity News

Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation launches new five-year Grants Strategy

September 23, 2016

The Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation has today launched a new five-year grants strategy for 2017 – 2022, promoting healthier, longer lives for the people of Lothian. The new five-year grants strategy will focus on three broad thematic priorities of: improving the patient and carer experience, supporting and developing NHS…

Commemorating the work of Peggy Mann

May 25, 2016

A plaque funded by ELHF commemorating the pioneering work of Margaret (Peggy) Mann was unveiled today, 25th May, at the Royal Infirmary’s Physiotherapy Dept by Dr John Loudon (a relative of Miss Mann) and Dr David Farquharson, NHS Lothian’s Medical Director. Miss Mann was the first Superintendent Physiotherapist at the…

Lyda Henderson Memorial Lecture 2016

April 28, 2016

Breast Fellowship sews the seeds of improved patient care Dr Ben Ward, Consultant Radiologist at the WGH gave the Second Lyda Henderson Memorial lecture on Tuesday 12th April. 2016. Ben travelled to The Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam to learn a new technique to help identify and mark breast lesions…