Audio Recordings

Hear about the benefits your new £150 million hospital will deliver


Janice Mackenzie, Clincal Director for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clincal Neurosciences spoke with David Ridd after work officially started on the site.

What the new RHSC & DCN means to patients


Tracy Rendall a member of the Sick Kids Family Council and mum to sister and brother, Jos and Beau Rendall who cut the first turf.

Norovirus - The Do's and Don'ts


Prof Alison McCallum, Director of Public Health and Health Policy speaks to David Ridd about norovirus, How to avoid getting it and actions to stop the spread of the infection.

Sexting - Would You Get Naked Online?


Leanne Rockingham, Network Officer for Healthy Respect, NHS Lothian speaks to us about the sexting campaign.

Scottish Radio Presenter Mark Martin Supports Anti-Bullying Week


Scottish radio presenter Mark Martin returned to his former school today (15 Nov) and joined a group of pupils in pledging their support for a new anti-bullying campaign.

Stay Safe in the Soaring Temperatures


Dr Graham MacKenzieDr Graham Mackenzie, Public Health Consultant for NHS Lothian offers advice on how to stay safe in the soaring temperatures.

Dangers of Fancy Dress Costumes


Stephen Goldie, Specialist Trainee Registrar in Plastic Surgery at St John’s Hospital, Livingston speaks about the dangers of wearing homemade fancy dress costumes following a spate of cases of people being badly burned.

Kidney Donation and Transplantation


Leading transplant surgeon Professor John Forsythe chats to Fred MacAulay on his BBC Radio Scotland show about kidney donation and transplantation on World Kidney Day (13th March 2013).

Interview - new phoneline takes the strain


The Musculoskeletal (MSK) Advice and Triage service (MATS), is a service run by NHS 24 for people with MSK problems. MSK problems affect joints, muscles and backs and are very common.

Family Nurse Partnership celebrates first graduation ceremony


Sing-along songs and children’s games will be the order of the day at the first graduation ceremony of the Family Nurse Partnership programme (Wednesday 26 September).

Go ahead for Royal Hospital for Sick Children


Plans to build a replacement for Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC) and Department of Clinical Neurosciences (DCN) have been approved.

NHS Lothian Self-Directed Support Conference


Healthcare professionals from across Scotland were joined by the Minister for Public Health, Michael Matheson, for the NHS Lothian Self-Directed Support Conference in Edinburgh on Tuesday 18 September 2012.

Launch of St John's Hospital simulation suite


A life-like mannequin known as the “Sim Man” has been officially unveiled to boost training across NHS Lothian. Interview with Dr Rachel Edwards.

Last Reviewed: 19/08/2014