NHS Lothian

Edinburgh BioQuarter consults on Health Innovation District

An online community consultation has been launched today with the intention of developing a new mixed-use neighbourhood, as part of plans by Edinburgh BioQuarter to create a new Health Innovation District.

Published 18 June 2020

Refurbished Edinburgh apartments offer home from home to hospital patients

Sixteen refurbished apartments in Sighthill are helping people to build meaningful lives at home following time spent at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Published 6 November 2019

Edinburgh expands 'home first' model of health and social care

Members of the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) have approved plans to accelerate approaches to care for people at home and in a homely setting.

Published 25 October 2019

Councillors consider report into Midlothian carbon dioxide incident

A final report on the findings of an Incident Management Team set up by NHS Lothian after elevated carbon dioxide levels (CO2) were found in homes in Gorebridge has been considered by Midlothian Council.

Published 21 December 2017

Care and Repair Edinburgh sees 17 per cent rise in demand

Care and Repair Edinburgh assisted over 5,000 older and disabled people to continue to live safely at home in the Capital during 2015 – a 17 per cent rise in demand for its services from the previous year.

Published 26 February 2016

Councillors fail to reach a decision on West Lothian homes site

Plans to build over 800 new homes on the site of the former West Lothian hospital are to continue after councillors failed to reach a decision on the application.

Published 9 February 2016