Charity News

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…

What actually happens when a patient is referred to The Edinburgh Breast Unit?

January 22, 2015

If you’d like to know then the place to find out is at a study day on 19th March for clinical nursing staff who are involved with or who have an interest in Breast Cancer patients. The event is being organised by The Edinburgh Breast Unit Clinical Nurse Specialists with…