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Enhancement of the NHS Service

NHS Lothian Charity is the official charity of NHS Lothian. We work in strategic partnership with NHS Lothian and other key partners to help deliver better care not only for patients but for staff too.

We enhance state funding, we do not replace it.

We support projects that make a difference to patient care, from life-saving research that has the potential to transform the life chances of patients, to a wide range of smaller projects that support innovation or make hospital admissions and visits less overwhelming and more comfortable for patients and their families.

Find out more about some of the projects we’ve supported

Art And Therapeutic Design To Enhance Patient Experience

Thanks to you, our amazing supporters, we were able to fund £2million worth of art and design enhancements to the […]

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Enhancing Breast Cancer Clinical Practice And Management Through Life-Saving Research

Biomarkers are molecules found in the blood that show signs of certain diseases or conditions. They can also be used […]

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Enhancing NHS Lothian’s Mental Health Support for Health and Care Staff During COVID-19

Thanks to donations to our NHS Lothian COVID-19 Appeal and grants from NHS Charities Together, we have helped to enhance […]

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Creating Spaces for Staff to Rest, Relax and Recharge

We are delighted to have supported teams across the whole of NHS Lothian to create calm and comforting wellbeing spaces […]

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Supporting Communities With Vaccines And Testing

Thanks to generous donations from our supporters and grants from NHS Charities Together, we have been working with Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ […]

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Supporting Life-Changing Research At The Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion

L-ORD – Late-Onset Retinal Degeneration Late-Onset Retinal Macular Degeneration (L-ORD) is an inherited retinal disease for which there is no […]

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