M Is For Makaton & Mummy!

Signing in Makaton has led to several TV and radio appearances for NHS Forth Valley’s Linda Macleod, and more media exposure could be in the pipeline. But as NHS Forth Valley’s Makaton Co-ordinator explained to Staff News, her success is […]

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Swansong From Santa’s Little Helper

Clinical Co-ordinator Cathy Johnston celebrated her retirement from the NHS by singing a few lines from The Sound of Music. She ended with a poem she wrote, which looked back over her 43 years service with the NHS, with a […]

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Full Speed Ahead To Retirement For Gerald

After clocking up almost a quarter of a million miles in his long career with NHS Forth Valley, Transport Manager Gerald Ferrie has retired. With nearly 40 years’ service under his bonnet, Gerald started in 1980 as General Services Manager […]

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Margaret-Ann Receives Prestigious Queen’s Nuse Award

A health visitor working with NHS Forth Valley has recently been awarded the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse. Margaret-Ann Williamson was one of 21 community nurses selected to take part in a nine-month development programme run by the Queen’s Nursing […]

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Forth Valley First For Sharon Oswald

Many congratulations to Consultant Nurse Sharon Oswald who has become the first Doctor of Nursing in NHS Forth Valley. Her thesis: ‘A retrospective case note analysis of the recognition and management of deteriorating patients prior to critical care admission’ provided […]

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Excellence Award For Mental Health Team

Helping people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties to live a longer and more fulfilling life has resulted in a practice excellence award for a team based at Livilands Mental Health Resource Centre in Stirling. The award, from the […]

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