NHS Lothian agreed a new Mental Health and Well Being Strategy in 2011. The Royal Edinburgh Hospital will be redeveloped on its existing site over the next 10 years.
The Royal Edinburgh Hospital provides acute psychiatric and mental health services, including treatment for learning disabilities and dementia. Its specialist services include centres for the treatment of eating disorders, alcohol problems and young people’s mental health.
The hospital is part of NHS Lothian’s Primary and Community Division, which is responsible for the health of 620,000 people in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian.
To find out more about the history of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, please visit our history pages.
The Royal Edinburgh offers patients a wide range of services including:
For a complete list of services at Lothian hospitals, look at our A to Z of Services.
Please check the visiting times with the individual wards. You can do this by calling the ward through the hospital switchboard on 0131 537 6000.
Royal Edinburgh Hospital Patients Council