Nurse and elderly patient smiling at each other

Annual Report

Our Annual Report showcases the amazing projects that our charity supports across NHS Lothian to help improve the health and wellbeing of patients, visitors and staff.

Our 2022/23 Trustees’ Annual Report and Financial Statements is now available

Previous reports:

We have undertaken a rebranding exercise since our Annual Reports were published. The reports below are branded in our former branding for Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation.

How we are supporting NHS Lothian patients and staff

Teams from NHS Lothian Charity and Sunndach and Calareidh standing beside the new adapted minibuses

Transforming the lives of children by opening up a world of adventures

We are delighted to have supported the teams at Sunndach and Calareidh to purchase new, specially adapted minibuses to allow young patients with complex medical needs to participate in social activities and excursions.

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The East Lothian Palliative Care team with the Bunny Buddies

Bunny Buddies: A Comforting Cuddle During Difficult Times

The East Lothian Palliative Care Team have introduced ‘Bunny Buddies’ to provide a source of comfort and help families dealing with loss and grief start difficult conversations.

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Building for the Future: Supporting a Legacy of Patient-Centred Care at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre

We are delighted to have supported the teams at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre with their ongoing programme of works and their holistic approach to patient care.

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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

We have continued our programme of art and therapeutic design to improve patient experience at East Lothian Community Hospital. The latest project has created bright, stimulating Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) rooms to support children on their communication journey.

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