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Royal Victoria Hospital consultation

September 23, 2014 by


Did you miss the recent consultation event at St Ninian’s Episcopal Church in Comely Bank? If so, NHS Lothian’s outline plans for the future of the Royal Victoria Hospital site can be viewed in the raft of documents (below).  RVHPhasing RVHSiteConcept RVHSiteContext RVHSiteHistory RVHSiteMassing RVHSiteOptions RVHSiteOptionsP2 NHS Lothian says these documents give you a chance to […]

Royal Victoria Hospital: heritage worth saving

September 21, 2014 by


Hi I am the editor of Amongst other historical information  on the Craigleith district I have included a history of the Royal Victoria Hospital. My interest with the RVH site is the B listed Admin Block which hopefully the planners are going to retain. This building was built in the 1906 and the design was […]

NHS Lothian to consult on Victoria Hospital plans

August 18, 2014 by


NHS Lothian’s plans to develop the Royal Victoria Hospital site off Craigleith Road have been submitted, and members of the public can see what is being proposed at a session in Comely Bank early next month. NHS Lothian plans to develop the site to provide a range of accommodation – both residential and non-residential – […]

NHS Lothian restates commitment to Royal Victoria Hospital

February 5, 2014 by


It was closed and earmarked for sell-off but after a rethink it seems that the Royal Victoria Hospital will be providing services for a while yet … NHS Lothian confirmed its commitment to retaining the Royal Victoria Hospital for the medium to long-term earlier this year. Wards in the hospital are currently being used to […]

Council welcomes Victoria’s temporary re-opening

December 12, 2012 by


The city council has welcomed NHS Lothian’s decision to re-open the Royal Victoria Hospital to help meet increasing demand and emergency admissions over winter. Wards in the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) will be re-opened to provide extra capacity for the expected increase in the number of patients over the next few months. The move comes as the Royal […]

Sun comes out for Victoria’s fun day

May 13, 2012 by


  Scotland rugby legend Gavin Hastings joined in the fun and games when he formally opened  Royal Victoria Hospital’s Open Day yesterday – and after days of miserable weather the sun was a very welcome visitor too! The Open Day was a final opportunity to have a look round the old hospital on Craigleith Road – services […]

Gavin Hastings to open closing hospital’s open day!

May 11, 2012 by


Last chance to visit the old Royal Victoria Hospital  Scots rugby legend Gavin Hastings will kick off an open day at the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) on Craigleith Road tomorrow. Saturday’s event has been organised to celebrate the history of the landmark hospital which has provided healthcare services to the local community for over 128 years. […]