Everyone Matters

Goodbye EKSF – Hello TURAS

For some time now you have asked for a much simpler way to record your Personal Development Planning and Reviews. As a result, a replacement for e-KSF known as TURAS APPRAISAL is being launched throughout NHS Scotland from April 1st […]

Winter 2017/18

Read more...
Redeployment To Employment

Positive redeployment is the buzzword in NHS Forth Valley. Since January 2017, around 30 people have been placed in new roles thanks to a refreshed approach following a revision of NHS Forth Valley’s Redeployment Policy in 2016. The outcome was […]

Winter 2017/18

Read more...
iMatter Who’s Who

Your feedback from iMatter was that visible and consistent leadership is important to local staff. Many of you felt that senior managers responsible for the wider organisation were not always visible so we have decided to put names into the […]

Winter 2017/18

Read more...
Date For Your Diary – Monday 9 April 2018

NHS Forth Valley is on track for a ‘whole organisation go-live’ date for the iMatter questionnaire. This will take place on Monday 9th April 2018, and we will continue to hold one every year on or around this date. The […]

Autumn 2017

Read more...
Investing In Our People Update

Investing in People (IIP) assessments were carried out in Acute Services in June 2016 and within Community Services in 2017 to maintain the Silver Standard and help achieve a Gold Standard by 2018. The organisation also underwent Year 1 of […]

Autumn 2017

Read more...
Supporting Staff – New Resources Available

A new leaflet is now available highlighting a range of psychological resources to help deal with the pressures of everyday life and work. It includes information on self-help resources, courses and services, which are known to be effective in addressing […]

Autumn 2017

Read more...
Update on eESS Learning and Actions Required

eESS learning went live across NHS Forth Valley in July 2017 and has replaced the LearnPro Course Booking System, NOT access to e-learning modules. You can access the eESS system via the staff intranet with your eESS user name, which […]

Autumn 2017

Read more...
What Matters To You

It was a day of cheery smiles all round as volunteers, staff and patients posed for the camera to mark What Matters to You day. This national initiative aims to support more meaningful conversations by encouraging people to share what […]

Summer 2017

Read more...
Crucial Accountability Training

Our most talked about and highly valued training this year has been ‘Crucial Accountability’. This is a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. The training uses video, group discussions, skills […]

Summer 2017

Read more...
Skin Health Surveillance

There is a statutory requirement under Health and Safety Law for NHS Forth Valley to undertake skin health surveillance on ALL staff who are exposed to certain hazardous substances, wear gloves, have wet hands for significant periods throughout the day, […]

Summer 2016

Read more...