NHS Staff writing on the chalk board in the SALT Rooms at East Lothian Community Hospital

Transforming Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Rooms at East Lothian Community Hospital

NHS Lothian Charity has continued its programme of art and therapeutic design to improve patient experience at East Lothian Community […]

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A group of people sitting in a room with an elderly hand on a piece of paper

Making a difference for children living with cancer

A special trip was organised for young people aged 13 to 18, who are undergoing treatment for cancer at the […]

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Isla watching the virtual reality film beside an NHS Lothian member of staff

14 February 2024

NHS Lothian Charity supports children to prepare for s...

NHS Lothian Charity has supported the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (RHCYP) to become one of the first in Scotland to use a virtual reality headset to help children prepare for surgery.

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NHS staff smiling at the camera dressed as elves for the National 'Elf Service

16 November 2023

Help NHS Lothian Charity bring Christmas cheer to pati...

NHS Lothian Charity has launched its new festive event, The National ‘Elf Service Day, to help support NHS Lothian staff to bring Christmas cheer to patients in hospitals and communities, creating joyful memories for those who are unwell.

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Helping children deal with sudden and traumatic loss

The Critical Care Unit at the Royal of Infirmary Edinburgh deals with sudden and traumatic deaths which can present unique […]

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Helping to alleviate stress and distress for children in pre and post operative care

Thanks to your support the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People has received sensory equipment to improve the experience […]

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Helping to build a support network for families of children with complex medical needs

In the summer, staff at Calareidh and Sunndach, hosted their annual garden party to help families of children and young […]

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Play Specialists at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People with Gaming Carts for patients

Gaming carts provide lifeline for children in hospital

For children who are staying in hospital, gaming can be an effective way to keep them entertained and connected to […]

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22 November 2022

Help NHS Lothian Charity create a brighter Christmas f...

NHS Lothian Charity, has launched its Secret Santa appeal to help raise the spirits of those who are spending Christmas […]

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Rachael from the Research Department at RHCYP sat on a bed smiling

Rachael’s story: Spreading festive cheer to seriously ill children and young people

My name is Rachael, I’m a Clinical Support Worker at the Research Department at the Royal Hospital for Children and […]

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