Over 1000 people vaccinated in NHS Lothian clinics after measles outbreak


Over a thousand people were vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), following the recent measles outbreak in Lothian which was concentrated mainly around the University of Edinburgh.

Roodlands Hospital entrance is changing


As part of the construction of the East Lothian Community Hospital, the existing entrance to Roodlands Hospital will be closed from 13th February 2017.

Crohn’s and colitis study to probe factors that worsen disease


People with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are being invited to take part in a study to better understand the diseases.

Serious nature of flu highlighted to those at risk in the Lothians


Deputy Chief Medical Officer calls on Scots not to be complacent to risk of flu

Health Secretary celebrates start of construction on £70m East Lothian Community Hospital


Health Secretary Shona Robison MSP marks the official start of works on the new £70 million East Lothian Community Hospital.

£3.5m works start on redevelopment at St John’s Hospital


A new £3.5m redevelopment is underway within St John’s Hospital and will see a new theatre constructed for eye and hand surgery patients.

Last Reviewed: 06/01/2017