Charity News

Fellowship helps improve family history breast screening

March 31, 2014

Dr Roisin Bradley, Consultant Radiologist at WGH has just been announced as the first winner of the Lyda Henderson Travelling Fellowship Roisin will travel to the Seattle Cancer Centre in Washington DC to attend an intensive image interpretation course run by the world leading expert in the field Prof Constance…

Grants totalling £1.5 million awarded to health improvement projects in Edinburgh and the Lothians

March 28, 2014

The Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation recently announced funding decisions for the 2014/15 Grants Programme totalling approximately £1.5 million to a range of charities, NHS Lothian projects and Academic Partners. Organisations supported include Volunteer Centre Edinburgh, Place2Be, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Health All Round as well as NHS Lothian and University…

Ferryfield House Legacy Creates a Garden for the Senses

February 24, 2014

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation received a legacy for Ferryfield House, a 60 bedded unit based in the North of Edinburgh catering for an elderly population. The staff and families on the unit agreed that the legacy should be used to create a sensory garden, which is now well underway.   The…