St John's Hospital

St John's Hospital

Post natal depression ward boosts care for new mums

NEW mums in the Lothians suffering post natal depression will be treated alongside their child at one of the only facilities of its kind in the UK.

Fears for St John's as patients go west

FRESH fears about the future of St John's Hospital have been raised after it emerged hundreds of West Lothian patients are instead being treated in Clydebank.

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NHS Lothian slams creation of hospital 'stakeholders' group

HEALTH leaders have slammed a Scottish Government move to set up a new "stakeholders" group to give a voice to hospital campaigners in the Lothians.

Director's new role to boost hospital links

AN NHS Lothian director has been appointed site manager of St John's Hospital as the health board looks to build a better working relationship with West Lothian Council.

Doctor turns porter to make £9k

ACCIDENT and emergency consultant Dr Peter Freeland became a porter for a day to raise money for charity.

Hospital wins international green award

ST John's Hospital in West Lothian has been recognised for its commitment to environmental awareness at the hospital site.

Hospital wins green award

A LOTHIANS hospital has kept an international environmental award for its high standards.

Injured player visits children

A SCOTLAND rugby star was visiting the Children's Ward at St John's Hospital today, after undergoing surgery at the Livingston hospital.

Hospital car parking plans thrown out

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new car park barrier and ticketing machine at a Lothians hospital have been thrown out.

Closure 'loose talk' will harm hospital, says MP

LIVINGSTON MP Jim Devine has hit out at campaigners protesting against the alleged downgrading of St John's Hospital.

Students in fitness link-up

STUDENTS in West Lothian have teamed up with St John's Hospital to help stroke patients regain movement and mobility.

Health chiefs attack campaign for 'false claims' over hospital

HEALTH chiefs have launched a scathing attack on campaigners after a letter alleging "no more babies" would be born at St John's was put up in the hospital.

Hospital activists hold talks on St John's fight

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to keep services at a Lothian hospital will be holding a public meeting tomorrow.

Unit gets whisky boost

A SPECIAL care baby unit has received a £5000 boost from workers at a Lothian whisky maker.

Council backs new hospital bus

A TEMPORARY bus service to help patients get to St John's Hospital has been backed by city councillors.

Meeting on St John's

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to keep services at St John's Hospital, Livingston, are holding a public meeting tonight.

Barney over barrier stalls hike in hospital parking fees

PATIENTS and visitors at St John's Hospital have won a reprieve in the battle over increased parking charges.

Group lobby minister in hospital fight

HOSPITAL campaigners from West Lothian have met with Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon to push for services to be returned to St John's.

Hospital's great barrier grief

HOSPITAL chiefs have been ordered to stop using an illegal parking barrier amid fears it is causing potentially dangerous traffic jams on a nearby road.

Cash boost for hospital group

TWO West Lothian businesses have donated £6000 to campaigners fighting to secure the future of St John's Hospital in Livingston.

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