News and Stories - Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity

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Dancing with Evan

"He just forgets everything when he dances and loses all of his anxieties – it’s wonderful to watch."

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Our Time with Harper

"Having these prints and pictures and elephants reminds me that she was really here and now we have pieces of Harper at home, where she belongs."

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Josh’s Christmas in Hospital

"Seeing Josh laugh and smile even when he was feeling so poorly was the most wonderful and precious Christmas gift."

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From the Sick Kids to the RHCYP – Kieran’s Journey

"It was a privilege to have him be one of the very first to be cared for in what I can only describe as a truly world class facility."

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Lucy’s Lifelong Treatment

"The charity's activities improve Lucy’s hospital stays but also help me as a parent by allowing me a little respite from being sat at her bedside."

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Rory’s Hospital Journey

"Amongst the fear and unknown, there was play, laughter, and fun, all thanks to ECHC and the extraordinary hospital staff."

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Brodie’s Life-Saving Bump

"The trampoline bump was a saving grace. If he hadn't hit his head, it could have been a long time before the tumour was spotted."

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Sick Kids’ Memories Time Capsule

We asked visitors, families, staff and volunteers to send in their memories to honour the legacy of the Sick Kids

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