NHS Lothian staff stood by the entrance to the special care baby unit at St Johns. On the door is says "Baby Elves Only"

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 […]

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7 members of NHS Lothian staff from the Labour Ward at St Johns smiling at the camera dressed as elves with Santa

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 […]

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Climate Challenge Grants support reduction of single-use plastics across NHS Lothian

Thanks to funding from NHS Lothian Charity through their Climate Challenge Grants programme, NHS Lothian is rolling out the use […]

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Same Day Emergency Care Department using Lumera equipment to detect blood clots

Point of Care device has a big impact in Same Day Emergency Care

The Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) team at the Western General Hospital can now speed up access to results for […]

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Andy Mackay, Site Director at St John's Hospital stood by the new charging point in A&E

13 April 2023

NHS Lothian Charity supports free phone charging in NH...

Thanks to funding from NHS Lothian Charity, patients and visitors attending accident and emergency or minor injuries now have access […]

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Amy Young, NHS Lothian Charity Fundraiser, presenting a check to REDU, St John's

Amy’s story – Why I wanted to raise money and say thank you to the Regional Eating Disorders Unit team who saved my life

Amy Young struggled for years with a combination of bulimia, anorexia and over-exercise. As Amy continues with her recovery, she […]

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Christmas tree lighting at St John's hospital with corporate sponsor RMF health and NHS Lothian staff

6 December 2022

Lighting up Christmas for NHS Lothian patients, staff ...

RMF Health and Shore Group bring festive joy to NHS Lothian patients and staff. NHS Lothian Charity has been working […]

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NHS Lothian Charity team talking to NHS Lothian Staff at St John's Hospital

4 November 2022

NHS Lothian Charity opens flagship hub at St Johns Hos...

On 3 November 2022, NHS Lothian Charity opened its flagship Charity Hub at St John’s Hospital, Livingston. Located near the […]

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Linsey’s Story – Being Supported at the Mental Health Mother And Baby Unit, St John’s Hospital

The Mental Health Mother and Baby unit is a regional service that provides provides specialist care for mothers and their […]

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Karen’s Story – The Day I Fell Ill With COVID-19

Our NHS Lothian colleagues provided extraordinary care for patients, as they worked tirelessly around the clock providing vital care and […]

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