Final proposals for a £2million extension and refurbishment of Prestonpans Health Centre have been submitted to East Lothian Council for approval.
Following the closure of the Forth Road Bridge for investigation and repair, the bridge will reopen to all vehicles, except Heavy Goods Vehicles(HGVs), from tomorrow, Wednesday 23 December at 06:00am.
The review of acute paediatric care in NHS Lothian is now underway and patients, families, carers and staff are being asked for their views.
ealth Secretary, Shona Robison, is learning how simple it is to monitor her blood pressure without the need for regular visits to the GP.
It has been confirmed that the Forth Road Bridge will remain closed until the new year.
Advice line for patients affected by the Forth Road Bridge closure
NHS staff and the public are being invited to have a say on what a healthier Scotland should look like in the next 10-15 years.
Results of Lothian initiative released for Challenge Poverty Week 2015
A national campaign which aims to train half a million people to carry out life-saving CPR will be launched in Edinburgh today (Friday 16th October) on Restart a Heart Day.
A National Arts and Film Festival tackling the stigma of mental health opens in Edinburgh this weekend, celebrating its ninth year.
A woman is able to see her grandchildren's faces clearly for the first time after she became the first patient in Scotland to undergo a pioneering new corneal transplant.
NHS Lothian board members have agreed to a Lothian-wide review of acute medical paediatric care to help provide a safe, effective and sustainable service for children across the region.
We want to hear your views on the way we propose to integrate adult health and social care to make sure residents get the right advice, care and support in the right place at the right time.
Children and adults who are getting vaccinated against flu this autumn, today joined the Public Health Minister to declare that they’re ‘Ready for Flu’ at the launch of the national flu immunisation programme.
Final proposals which will see a new £72 million community hospital built in East Lothian have been submitted to East Lothian Council.
AN EAST Lothian schoolgirl, seriously injured in a horse riding accident, has been reunited with the emergency medics who rushed to her aid.
A major consultation into the best way that health and social care can be delivered in Edinburgh is gathering pace – and there’s still time to comment.
Twins return to the hospital where they were born 19 years ago to launch major upgrade of maternity services.
As a result of safety concerns, NHS Lothian, has decided to close the bus stop (for buses leaving the site) opposite the QMRI building on Little France Crescent from Monday 31 August.
The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport today announced the appointment of five new Non-Executive Members to the Lothian NHS Board.
Ambitious plans which will restore Bangour Village into a thriving community have been submitted to West Lothian Council.
Parents of primary school children in Edinburgh and the Lothians are being urged to return the flu vaccine consent forms within seven days to ensure their child is covered from flu this autumn.
The integration of health and social care in Midlothian comes a step closer this week when the Midlothian Integration Joint Board formally meets for the first time (Thursday August 20).
Edinburgh Community Triage Service aims to improve engagement with members of the public living with mental health issues
Community exercise initiative ‘Fit for Life’ supports older people living with a mental health condition.
From August 2015 to April 2016 the Scottish Government is holding a national conversation on health and social care services in Scotland.
NHS Lothian, on behalf of the multi-agency Incident Management Team (IMT), has today (Thursday 6 August 2015) published the final report into the 2012 Legionnaires’ outbreak which affected the south west of Edinburgh.
Members of the public are being given the opportunity to shape the way that health and social care is delivered in Edinburgh.
Children’s inpatient services in St John’s Hospital, Livingston, will re-open in the next two weeks.
Construction of a purpose-built ward for renal and transplant patients has started at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. The works will also see the redevelopment of critical care services into a new 42-bedded unit at the hospital.
The first official step towards a jointly led health and social care service will take place tomorrow (Friday July 17th) when the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board meets for the first time.
Proposals for a new purpose-built GP surgery in Ratho have been approved by the City of Edinburgh Council planning committee.
The public are invited to attend NHS Lothian's Annual Review meeting on Monday 3 August 2015
To ensure patient safety, NHS Lothian has taken the difficult decision to make changes to the children’s inpatient services in St John’s Hospital.
1st July 2015 is a momentous day on the road towards the integration of Health and Social Care in East Lothian because it sees the inaugural meeting of the East Lothian Integration Joint Board (IJB).
Dona Milne, Deputy Director of Public Health, NHS Lothian wonders when matters related to sexual health will be discussed in a mature and accurate way by the media.
CANCER patients at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh got a big surprise recently thanks to the generosity of local volunteers.
More than 100 young people hear how Scott Allan manages condition at special event
Two new bus stops will open at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh from Monday 25 of May 2015. The new routes will see buses coming from town, and out of town travelling through the site.
A PIONEERING Lothian-based drug and alcohol detox and rehabilitation service is celebrating after treating its 450th patient.
Dr. Ricahrd Lyon is helping with the rescue relief effort following the devastating earthquake in Nepal
If you or someone you know will be in hospital unexpectedly on 7 May and will be unable to vote in person, they will be able to arrange a proxy vote by completing a straightforward form.
An NHS Lothian doctor, sent to Nepal as part of an earthquake aid mission, has spoken of the harrowing scenes witnessed by rescuers.
NHS Lothian is looking for five new members to join its board and help shape the region’s health care.
SCOTTISH actress and comedian Elaine C Smith has officially opened a new residential unit for people with alcohol related brain damage (ARBD).
Proposals for the new East Lothian Community Hospital will go on show to the public at a host of events across the county in May.
Proposals for a new GP surgery in Ratho have moved forward after a planning application was submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council.
Protecting our staff from second-hand smoke
All NHS grounds in Lothian became smokefree on 1 April 2015. We have made these changes to promote health and improve the environment for all.
Two young patients today (24 March) marked the start of construction at a major new hospital development in Edinburgh.
This is the public inquiry into the circumstances in which patients treated by the NHS in Scotland became infected with hepatitis C, HIV, or both, through use of blood or blood products.
Construction of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences is set to start after the financial contracts were agreed.
Health Secretary Shona Robison MSP today (21 January) cut the first ground on the £48 million first phase of redevelopments at the Royal Edinburgh Campus.
New plans which will transform a former hospital site in West Lothian are set to be drawn up by a team of top land developers.
NHS Scotland A&E core site Performance Christmas period (unvalidated) figures.