Charity News

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…

Breast Fellowship sews the seeds of improved patient care

January 16, 2015

Dr Ben Ward, Consultant Radiologist at the WGH has just been announced as the winner of this years’ Lyda Henderson Travelling Fellowship. Ben will travel to The Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam to study with Head of Surgery Dr Emil Rutgers.  He will be learning a new technique to help…