NHS Scotland

NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian is responsible for meeting the health needs of circa 800,000 people living in and around Edinburgh. We employ approximately 24,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community and acute care services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian.

Across all areas of care, we seek to provide specialist and general services fairly and efficiently and to the highest standards. State-of-the-art buildings and our forward-looking and innovative approach have earned our hospitals recognition as centres of excellence. Our clinical care, teaching and research have a national and growing international reputation.

NHS Lothian provides an extensive range of primary care services, including mental health, GP and other community-based services. Primary care services are also provided at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Liberton Hospital and the Royal Victoria Building.

We also provide a comprehensive range of acute adult, paediatric and maternity services.

Acute care is provided from the following sites: the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France; the Western General Hospital; St John's Hospital at Howden, Livingston; the Royal Hospital for Sick Children; Liberton Hospital; the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, and the Lauriston Building.

A move to NHS Lothian will give you the chance to develop your NHS career and enhance your lifestyle. There is much to admire and enjoy in the Lothian region in locations of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the historic skyline of Edinburgh, Scotland's historic capital city, to the wonderful surrounding countryside and coastline of the Firth of Forth.

Contact Us

For all enquiries about medical vacancies in NHS Lothian, please contact our Recruitment Team.