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 […]
Gillian’ Story: Creating a brighter Christmas for patients, their families and staff
My name is Gillian MacLean, I’m a Senior Charge Nurse that works in the Intensive Care Unit at the Royal […]
Vhari’s Story: Making the ward feel less like a hospital for the festive season
My name is Vhari Carr, I’m a Senior Charge Midwife that manages the Special Care Babies Unit at St John’s […]
Lorraine and Therese’s Story: helping to bring festive joy, and creating a brighter Christmas for everyone
We are Lorraine, an NHS Lothian Ward Clerk, and Therese, a Charge Nurse, work in the Vascular Surgery ward at […]
Leza’s story: Creating an extra-special Christmas for children too unwell to go home
My name is Leza Buchanan, I’m a Senior Charge Nurse who has spent 20 Christmases working in the Paediatric Critical […]
Kirsty’s Story: Bringing joy to mums and babies
My name is Kirsty Jackson, I’m a Senior Charge Midwife that manages the Labour wards at St John’s Hospital in […]
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.
Thomas’ Story: Giving back to those who saved my Papa Jim
In 2021, the Lewis family found themselves waiting anxiously for news of their Papa Jim, who was being treated in […]
NHS Lothian staff and patients take on 5K challenge to...
Staff and patients from William Fraser Centre and Islay Centre undertook a 5K walk to raise money for NHS Lothian […]
Andrew’s Story: Overcoming Challenges, Giving Back and Climbing to New Heights
After receiving exceptional care during his cancer treatment, Andrew Baillie decided to give back, and raise money for NHS Lothian […]