Maureen Watt, Scottish Government Mental Health Minister visits the Mental Health Information Station


The Mental Health Information Station played host to Maureen Watt, the Scottish Government Mental Health Minister when she visited the Mental Health Information Station (MHIS) in March.

Domestic services staff at Royal Infirmary Edinburgh join NHS Lothian


Around 300 staff who work at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh become NHS employees from today (12 April 2017).

Royal Infirmary Edinburgh Car parking charges proposal


Car parking charges at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh will remain at current levels for 2017/2018.

NHS Lothian seeks new board members


NHS Lothian is looking for new members to join its board and help shape the region’s healthcare. The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing will appoint three new non-executive board members.

Winner at the GO Awards 2017


NHS Lothian with IHS Lothian, Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd & Bouygues E&S FM honoured for procurement excellence

Phone lines at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh


Phone lines now fully operational

Modern Apprenticeships can provide the best of both worlds at NHS Lothian


Have you ever considered a job that allows you to gain a recognised qualification as well as earning a salary?

Plans for the future of Southside GP Surgery


The future of Southside GP Surgery has been secured after a move to the Conan Doyle Medical Centre was agreed through the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

Scotland’s national brain injury unit opens its new doors on the Royal Edinburgh Campus, Morningside.


The first patients to be cared for in the purpose built Robert Fergusson national brain injury unit transferred into their improved surroundings earlier this month.

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