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Staff beginning the big move to the new Sick Kids

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NHS Lothian staff working in a number of Children’s Outpatient services at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children have been busy packing, ahead of the move of the first children’s clinical services to the...

Sick Kids will not admit children for another year

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The Health Secretary Jeane Freeman made a scheduled statement to Holyrood earlier this afternoon about the new Sick Kids at Little France which had been due to open in July. The Royal Hospital for...

Fundraiser to take part in seven 24 hour gaming marathons

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A devoted gamer has raised over £5,000 for a children’s charity and is about to take part in an exhausting 24-hour gaming marathon for the seventh year in a row.Save Point organised by Edinburgh...

‘Girly Get Together’ to Raise Funds for Children’s Charity

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A local children’s charity is inviting women to come together to raise money at a fun-filled evening of food, drink, dancing and live music.Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) is hosting its annual ‘Girly Get Together’ this September...

PJ Foundation on the ball with summer fundraising

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RIVAL football fans joined forces to raise money in memory of a young boy who tragically died due to a rare medical condition. Paul James Cockburn, known as PJ, was just 12 when he suffered...

Young people at Sick Kids will choose the names of two police dogs

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Young people at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children will choose the names of two police dogs thanks to new charity partnership.The link-up between Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) and Police Scotland will...

Sick Kids sold to developer in midst of community right to buy

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Earlier today NHS Lothian announced that they have sold the building to a developer, Downing Group, and that the sale will finalise when the new building at Little France is ready.The 4.01 acre site...

Community bid for Sick Kids continues

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The community body which wants to retain the Royal Hospital for Sick Children for locals has now submitted a new bid, asking to be given first refusal to buy the Edinburgh hospital under urban...

Sick Kids ‘could do better’

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The most recent report from Healthcare Improvement Scotland was issued today and says that the Royal Hospital for Sick Children could do better.The report follows an unannounced visit to the hospital on 2 and 3...

Building work begins at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children

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A brother and sister from Edinburgh will join their mum in cutting the first turf at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences.[vimeo 123082573 w=500 h=281] The Edinburgh Reporter...

New look for new Sick Kids

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 Images of the new hospital releasedArchitects' impressions of how the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences will look have been released today.The computer generated fly-through video (link below) shows...

The Edinburgh Sketcher

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Exhibition dates 16 Aug-3 Jan2014 The Pelican Gallery, off the main mall next to OPD4, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA (Open 24hrs – hospital) Local arts and disability organisation Artlink is pleased to...

Tranent couple want to raise awareness about teenage cancer

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A Tranent couple, who have just returned to Scotland after spending two months in America getting medical treatment for their daughter, are keen to raise awareness of childhood cancer, and urge all parents to...

Edinburgh cyclist reaches Melbourne

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The Edinburgh Reporter continues to monitor Edinburgh man, Andrew Dickson’s charity bike ride across Australia, and the welcome news is that he is making good progress. He has reached Melbourne, and has picked up...

Andrew’s Australian Adventure – Week One

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As promised, The Edinburgh Reporter continues to monitor the progress of Andrew Dickson, the 60-year-old Edinburgh man who is cycling across Australia to raise funds for the Craig Gowans’ Memorial Fund and Radio Lollipop,...

Andrew sets off on his Australian Adventure

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 Edinburgh cyclist Andrew Dickson will leave the capital’s miserable weather behind him today on his journey to sunny Australia, although he is unlikely to have time to enjoy the change in weather.Last month, the...

Olympic Torch arrives at Edinburgh’s Sick Kids’ Hospital

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Youngsters at Edinburgh’s Sick Kids Hospital received an unexpected treat today when former patient Katie Ford arrived with her Olympic Torch which she carried in London on the penultimate day of the festivities. The 26...

Ollie Garland visits Edinburgh’s Sick Kids

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Teenage heart throb Ollie Garland, visited Edinburgh’s Sick Kids Hospital last night as part of his promotional tour which will see him play live and meet children in nine UK hospitals.The Bristol born singer...

Jack draws a T-shirt!

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Local boy turns fashion designer for Sick Kids Friends Foundation AN ARTISTIC school boy has switched his paper for fabric to design commemorative t-shirts for the Edinburgh Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF). Seven-year-old Jack Henderson will...

Edinburgh man’s 4000 mile charity bike ride across Australia

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A retired Baberton Mains man is planning to cycle 4,000 miles across Australia to raise money for The Craig Gowans Memorial Fund and Radio Lollipop.Andrew Dickson will arrive in Perth on Sunday 19 August...

India’s Running for the Sick Kids

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An Edinburgh student is set to push herself to the limit to raise money for the city’s sickest children – and she wants others to do the same. Twenty-three-year-old India Dodgson, a volunteer with the...

Ooh Fashion’s Edinburgh Event 18-22 October 2011

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As London Fashion Week fast becomes a distant memory, allow the beckoning call of Ooh Fashion to tickle your fashionista taste buds, as they prepare for their very own two day style extravaganza, on...

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