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Scottish Opera Young Company singing, dressing in festive clothes holding toys. Credit Sally Jubb

14 December, 2023

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts Programme and S…

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts Programme and Scottish Opera Young Company Spread Festive Cheer Across NHS Lothian Sites

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Glade © NEON, photo by cro+kow

20 November, 2023

Prestigious healthcare award win sees Tonic Arts recog…

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts Programme received an award win at the 2023 Building Better Healthcare Awards, held at The […]

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Our Common Humanity, © Juli Bolaños-Durman

10 October, 2023

Tonic Arts marks World Mental Health Day with the open…

Our Common Humanity by artist Juli Bolaños-Durman will go on permanent display at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital next week to […]

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Sir Quentin Blake

21 September, 2023

NHS Lothian Charity welcomes Sir Quentin Blake Exhibit…

Celebrating all children and their abilities! In partnership with Kindred, NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts programme proudly presents the opening of its child-centred […]

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The London Symphony Orchestra in the NHS Project from Edinburgh International Festival. Photo – Mihaela Bodlovic

21 August, 2023

London Symphony Orchestra Strikes a Chord with Staff a…

World-renowned London Symphony Orchestra has performed a series of ground-breaking concerts at four hospitals across NHS Lothian as part of […]

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Bill and NHS Lothian staff

23 June, 2023

Artist Bill Drummond loans artwork to the Western Gene…

Staff, patients and visitors at the Western General Hospital welcomed conceptual artist, Bill Drummond, on Tuesday 13 June to officially commence the loan of his ‘The Boy Friends’ Painting’ for the next year.

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Sanctuary © Lindsay Perth, photo by Rebecca Milling

25 January, 2023

New Tonic Arts commissions see artists and makers play…

Leading Scottish artists and contemporary makers can now see their work on show in two new hospital projects in Edinburgh […]

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Forth Flora © Lorna Fraser, photo by cro+kow

2 November, 2022

Tonic Arts wins prestigious healthcare award for stunn…

We are thrilled to have won an award at the prestigious Building Better Healthcare Awards 2022! We are delighted to […]

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Havens project, installation image

2 October, 2022

NHS Lothian Charity appoints award-winning photographe…

NHS Lothian Charity’s Tonic Arts and Green Health programmes, in partnership with Stills Gallery, has appointed Sony Photographer of the […]

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3 September, 2021

Letters to a Future NHS exhibition opens at the Wester…

Tonic Arts recently worked with the NHS Lothians Equalities Networks to develop the Letters to a Future NHS project. This […]

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