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Scottish Hospitals Inquiry begins on Monday

The inquiry commissioned by The Scottish Government into the two hospitals where major failings were discovered after they were built begins on Monday.The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Campus and The Royal Hospital for...

Work begins at the old Sick Kids

Now that NHS Lothian have moved to the new Little France site, it is possible for the new owner to begin work on the conversion of the former Sick Kids building which is to...

Edinburgh’s Sick Kids to open on 23 March

NHS Lothian said on Wednesday that the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People will fully open on Tuesday 23 March 2021.From then all the services which are still houses at the...

Sick Kids will open in January 2021

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman provided an update on the timescale for the opening of the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh to parliament.She said: "Despite the impact of Covid-19, positive...

Bikers deliver presents to the Sick Kids

Over 50 bikers roared into the Sick Kids in Sciennes to deliver gifts for the children and young people there.Giving the reindeer a rest in the run up to the big day, Santa...
Aerial photo of staff outside Sick Kids

Farewell to the Sick Kids

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh has been caring for children and families for more than 150 years and next month it will move to its new home at Edinburgh BioQuarter, Little...

Royal seal of approval for Easter bonnet contest

This has been a Royal week in the capital with The Princess Royal visiting Charlie Miller Hairdressing and now Princess Beatrice has agreed to choose the winner  of an Easter Bonnet competition.The contest is being...

Hibs’ stars bring Christmas cheer to the Sick Kids

Hibs' stars will visit the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC) in Edinburgh this afternoon with a selection of Christmas presents for some of the city’s sickest kids.The kind-hearted footballers  will visit the young patients...

Edinburgh footballers break world record to remember Craig Gowans

A group of Edinburgh footballers have broken the world record for the longest 11 a side game.The match, in commemoration of young Falkirk player Craig Gowans began at 1pm on Saturday and ended at...

Sick Kids Ultimate Sports Quiz

The Sick Kids Friends Foundation is calling on sports fans to pit their knowledge against rival teams at an Ultimate Sports Quiz to help the charity raise funds for the vital Drop in Centre...

Police investigation after injury to 14-month-old boy

A 14-month-old boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Choldren in Edinburgh at 1.30pm on Saturday after paramedics were called to a house in the Gilmerton area of the city.Police Scotland has confirmed that...

New Sick Kids for Edinburgh gets go ahead

Plans to build a replacement for Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC ) and Department of Clinical Neurosciences (DCN) have been approved, it was confirmed today. The outline business case sets out NHS Lothian’s...

Police officers raising funds for Sick Kids

Three police officers are donning their cycle helmets this weekend to raise vital funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF).The courageous cops will tackle the 35 mile route from the National Museum of...

Running the Edinburgh Marathon for Sick Kids

Move aside Paula Radcliffe and Nell McAndrew. A 150-strong group of volunteers will give the professionals a run for their money – as they put their best foot forward to raise vital funds for the...

Edinburgh Hotel offering a very special discount

The Edinburgh Minto Hotel is offering a helping hand to parents whose child is attending the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Scotland’s capital, by offering a special discounted room rate. The Royal Hospital for...

Gaming event raises £20,000 for Sick Kids

by Tom Freeman Geeks across the UK raised over £20,000 last weekend for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh in the second annual 24-hour video games marathon, Sick Kids Save Point. Over 65 gamers took part in...

Third Brain Storm event on 7 May

The third ‘Brain Storm’ event is set to take place on Saturday 7th May 2011 at Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s, and will help raise money for Edinburgh’s Sick Kids charity.The event will be headlined by...

Sat Nav on the operating table at the Sick Kids

A seven-year-old boy has become the first child in Scotland to undergo brain surgery using groundbreaking electro magnetic‘sat nav’ equipment purchased by the Sick Kids Friends Foundation. Beau Rendall, from Craigentinny in Edinburgh,...


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