Molly Tackles Marathon

Among those cheering the runners in this year’s London Marathon will be Consultant Urological Surgeon Mr James Tweedle. Despite being confined to a wheelchair for several months his daughter Molly will be covering the 26 miles to raise money for […]

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Fighting Sepsis

A whopping £1,500 plus was raised by staff from our Acute Assessment Unit and Clinical Assessment Unit at a charity event to help cut the number of deaths from Sepsis and raise public awareness of the disease.  The event was […]

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Remembering Jim

Colleagues from across the organisation attended the funeral of one of NHS Forth Valley’s most popular staff members Jim Sinclair, the former General Manager for Surgical and Cancer Services. Jim, who retired in 2011 after 40 years in the health […]

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Palliative Care Pioneer Retires

Dr Fiona Downs, a pioneering consultant who helped set up the Palliative Care Team in NHS Forth Valley, recently retired from her role at Strathcarron Hospice. Dr Downs also served on local and national committees, and in recent years was […]

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Running in Memory of Tom

For the past few months, NHS Forth Valley Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Sally Rankine and her son, Alex, have been struggling to spend time with her husband, Sean, who is to training for a gruelling 150 mile race in memory […]

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New ALFY Service Helps Patients Remain Well at Home

Staff from NHS Forth Valley have been working with colleagues at Falkirk Council to develop a new service in Bo’ness to help support people to remain well at home. The service consists of a round the clock advice line known […]

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