Online Exhibitions/Resources

NEW! Every Picture Tells a Story

A new series in which the stories behind photographs in the LHSA collection are explored. The first has been written to celebrate 2014's Explore Your Archive campaign.

Tom Baker visits the Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children

Tales from the Archive

Stories discovered by LHSA staff when delving through the Archive.

Spotlight On...

Highlights from the LHSA collections.

History of the NHS

Various resources relating to the NHS in Scotland and the UK.

Lothian Hospital Histories

Brief histories of Edinburgh and Lothian hospitals, past and present.

Film: 'Edinburgh, the Healthy City'

Silent film produced in 1937 by the Edinburgh City Public Health Department.

The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Various resources relating to the history of Edinburgh's largest hospital.

The Royal Edinburgh Hospital

Posters produced about the Royal Charter granted by King George III in 1807 which established the Hospital.

The Lothian 'Take Care' Campaign

Online exhibition displaying a selection of postcards from the 1990s promoting HIV/AIDS awareness.

The Leith Roll of Honour

View the five volumes of the roll, listing the 2206 officers and men who were killed in the Great War of 1914-1918, as well as the 350 who earned special honours.

Online Page-Turners

Visit the LHSA profile on to view digital versions of our records, including a letter from Florence Nightingale and magazines produced by the City Hospital and the Craigleith Military Hospital