News

20th August 2018

Diane Thornton – being a hospital Clowndoctor is the best job in the world

Diane Thornton has been a Clowndoctor since 2006 and is Senior Practitioner for Glasgow Royal Children’s Hospital and Mavisbank School in Airdrie. Here she tells us […]
10th August 2018

Fiona Ferrier aka Dr Spritely on why she loves visiting Rachel House & Robin House

Fiona Ferrier is one of our Senior Practitioners and she regularly visits two of the Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) locations – Rachel House and Robin House. […]
16th July 2018

Sporting Bears hold annual classic car event in support of the Clowndoctors

It was great to see the Polar Bears – the Scottish contingent of the Sporting Bears and their line up of fantastic classic cars on Edinburgh’s […]
26th June 2018

Hearts & Minds welcome continued funding from Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

Hearts & Minds is delighted that Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity are continuing to fully fund our Clowndoctor Programme for 2018/19 at Glasgow Children’s Hospital. In 2017/18 […]
25th June 2018

Hearts & Minds Clowndoctor Programme awarded grant by The Morrison’s Foundation

Hearts & Minds is delighted that The Morrison’s Foundation has awarded a grant of £12,420 to our Clowndoctor Programme ‘Special Branch’ that works with children with […]
22nd June 2018

Dr Spritely says thank you to the children of First Class Childcare in Burntisland

Dr Spritely went to visit the children and staff at First Class Childcare in Burntisland to say a HUGE thank you from all the Clowndoctors as […]
29th May 2018

Colin Moncrieff – my experience of being a Clowndoctor at Robin House Hospice

Dr Cous Cous (Colin Moncrieff, above left) regularly visits Robin House – one of the CHAS hospices in Scotland. Here he tells us about his experience […]
25th May 2018

Suzie Ferguson talks about the rewards of being an Elderflower

This week is Dementia Action Week 2018. Our Artistic Director Suzie Ferguson is an Elderflower – Bonnie – and she talks here about the rewards she […]
23rd May 2018

Chief Encounters – Michelle Armstrong reveals her favourite clown to Third Force News

Our CEO Michelle Armstrong was recently interviewed by Third Force News about her role as Chief Executive of Hearts & Minds and working with hospital clowns! […]
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