Charity News

Grants totalling £500,000 awarded to health improvement projects in Edinburgh and the Lothians

September 5, 2014

The Edinburgh and Lothian Health Foundation recently announced funding decisions for the 2014/15 Grants Programme totalling approximately £508,902 to a range of NHS Lothian and charity-led projects. Projects awarded funding include a purpose-built ambulance for transporting patients receiving palliative care, redesigning the Department of Spiritual Care’s counselling room in St…

Launch of “The Elsies”

September 5, 2014

Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation commit £10,000 annually to establish the Elsie Inglis Staff Development Awards The Trustees of the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation have today (29 August) announced the launch of a new grants scheme dedicated to staff development, in honour of Edinburgh doctor and suffragist Dr Elsie…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 – Art and Health Events

August 4, 2014

Two free public discussions around the role art can play in healthcare settings will be held as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Art and the Healing Environment, Sunday 17th August, will feature a panel of speakers including Jan-Bert van den Berg, Director of Artlink, and Trevor Jones, Director of…