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Tonic Arts Commission at East Lothian Community Hospital called Glade

20 November 2023

Prestigious healthcare award win sees Tonic Arts recog…

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts Programme received an award win at the 2023 Building Better Healthcare Awards, held at The Brewery in London, for their holistic and pioneering art and environment strategy at the new East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington.

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Our Common Humanity by artist Juli Bolaños-Durman

10 October 2023

Tonic Arts marks World Mental Health Day with the open…

Our Common Humanity was commissioned by Tonic Arts, NHS Lothian Charity’s award-winning Arts in Health programme. It is one of over 60 major pieces of art and design commissioned by the charity for healthcare settings, across Edinburgh and Lothians, since the programme was first established in 2015.

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7 November 2022

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts programme wins pres…

A stunning collaborative Tonic Arts programme at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh has been announced as joint winner for Best […]

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The London Symphony Orchestra in the NHS Project from Edinburgh International Festival. Photo – Mihaela Bodlovic

22 August 2023

London Symphony Orchestra Strikes a Chord with Staff a…

World-renowned London Symphony Orchestra has performed a series of ground-breaking concerts at four hospitals across NHS Lothian as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. The uplifting events, organised in collaboration with NHS Lothian Charity, saw patients and staff enjoy some respite and distraction through an afternoon of music.

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14 July 2023

Western General Hospital staff wellbeing space all wra…

Local independent chocolate artisan, COCO Chocolatier, are helping to enhance NHS Lothian staff wellbeing spaces by transforming their chocolate bar wrapper designs into bright, colourful vinyls for the walls.

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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 …

NHS Lothian Charity has been working with RMF Health, Shore Group and the charity’s supporters to spread joy to patients and staff who will be spending Christmas in hospital.

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Nurses standing in front of a lit Christmas tree in the hospital grounds

10 December 2021

RMF Health Lights Up Christmas For NHS Lothian Patient…

NHS Lothian Charity has been working with RMF Health to spread joy to patients and staff who will be spending […]

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30 August 2021

Statement On Historical Links With Atlantic Slave Trade

A joint statement from NHS Lothian and NHS Lothian Charity We are aware that hospitals across Lothian have benefited from […]

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28 June 2021

NHS Lothian Equalities Network Share Their Experiences…

NHS Lothian Charity has today (28 June 2021) released the first in a series of creative engagements, produced in partnership […]

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19 April 2021

Scottish artists across 7 generations create artworks …

Delivered by Tonic Arts, NHS Lothian Charity’s Arts in Health and Wellbeing Programme, a panel including project manager and curator […]

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