Charity News

The inaugural Lyda Henderson Memorial Lecture

March 24, 2015

Breast MRI – The future The inaugural Lyda Henderson Memorial Lecture on the future of Breast MRI will take place on Tuesday 21st April @ 5pm in the SHSC Conference Centre, Crewe Road, Western General Hospital. The lecture will be given by Dr Roisin Bradley who was the first recipient…

Breast Unit Design Commission

March 5, 2015

Tomorrow sees the launch of a beautiful new design commission by artist Frances Priest as part of the new refurbishment of the Breast Unit Outpatient Waiting Room, Western General Hospital Edinburgh.    Funded by the Breast Cancer Institute Fund, Frances worked in consultation with staff, volunteers and patient groups, including the Foundation’s Arts Manager Susan Grant and…

Book Week Scotland

March 5, 2015

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation recently collaborated with the Scottish Book Trust during Book Week Scotland to distribute 2000 free books to patients across the Western General Hospital.   The books of short stories on the theme of ‘Home’ were written by Scottish authors and members of the public. Distributed round long-stay wards and waiting…