Charity News

Breast Fellowship sews the seeds of improved patient care

April 15, 2016

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 prior to surgery called ‘Radioactive Seed Localisation.’ The audience…

Arts + Therapeutic Design – Instagram Competition

March 17, 2016

Capture your journey through Edinburgh & the Lothians Enter our Instagram Competition #Iwentpastthistoday WIN a voucher worth £245 to spend on a family photo session at Venture Edinburgh or one of two vouchers for £44.99 to turn your Instagram photos in to beautiful products at Follow these steps and…

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….