Mentoring In Malawi

Ever thought about VSO? Oncology Triage Project Nurse Fiona Galbraith had wanted to volunteer since qualifying in the 1990’s. Ambition now achieved, she offers these reflections on her experience as Clinical Instructor in Trinity College of Nursing and Midwifery in […]

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Gregor Takes Control

Former police officer Gregor McFarlane is back on the beat again – but this time he’s advising people, rather than sticking to the letter of the law. For Gregor has been as NHS Forth Valley’s new tobacco control officer and […]

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In Memory Of Shona

Many of the staff at Board headquarters decided not to send Christmas cards last December but to give money instead in memory of a well kent colleague Shona Moore, who died earlier in the year after a long battle with […]

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Healthcare Science

Quality Is The Key The NHS Forth Valley medical physics team, who were nominated for a National Healthcare Science award, have once again been successful in attaining BSI accreditation. Investment in staff training has seen them taking on additional equipment […]

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160 Years of Care

The emergency department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has said goodbye to four emergency nurse practitioners, who between them notched up 160 years with the health service. Jackie Banks, Sheena Hastie, Anne McCulloch and May Forsyth (pictured left-to-right) all retired […]

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Board Members Bow Out

Two non-executive members of the NHS Forth Valley Board have stepped down after eight years in office. Vice Chairman, Dr Vicki Nash, is pictured receiving flowers from Charitable Arts and Wellbeing Co-ordinator Babs McCool, following her final meeting as chair […]

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