Case Studies

Some examples of the difference we’ve made

We work in partnership with NHS Lothian and other third sector partners to make the most of our estate and community greenspaces as health assets.

Find out more about how, together, we have developed and delivered greenspace improvements and activities for patients, staff and communities across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

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Green Social Prescribing workshop

Nature Heals

Nature heals. It’s a simple statement, a simple message, but sometimes the simple things are the most powerful. I’m a […]

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Grateful for greenery

At just 23-years-old, Ria O’Hanlan found herself in hospital fighting for her life. The occupational therapy student went from experiencing […]

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Nurturing our natural health service

In 2019, I joined NHS Lothian as part of NHS Lothian Charity. The Charity’s mission is to enhance the lives […]

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Green Social Prescribing workshop

Pathways to green prescribing in Midlothian

For public health nurse, Tracy McLeod, going green is all about helping people to live well and have a good […]

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Green space for good health

Retired GP and Non-executive Director of NHS Lothian, Dr Patricia Donald, was practising ‘green health’ long before the concept was […]

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