Charity News

New Dementia Cafe at Tippethill Hospital thanks to fundraising efforts

December 5, 2016

A new dementia cafe at has opened for patients Tippethill Hospital in West Lothian, thanks to the fundraising efforts of relatives and staff. The Café will cater for up to 30 patients at a time and has already attracted positive feedback. The Cozy Café cost over £8,000 which was raised through various…

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…