News

Eye To The Future

The use of technology is delivering quicker treatment for local patients who present with eye problems following an injury or accident. It involves a slit lamp being used with a tablet computer to enable a consultant ophthalmologist to view the […]

Summer 2019

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Major Art Project Completed At Stirling Health And Care Village

The finishing strokes have now been applied to a major arts project stretching across the new Stirling Health and Care Village. The first stage of the project by Leigh Bagley, a contemporary textile and pattern designer, involved the design and […]

Summer 2019

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Sparkling Result For Renal Unit

Around £4,000 was raised for the Renal Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, thanks to an event at Stirling Rugby Club, organised by eight staff nurses.  Around 250 people  attended  the Sparkling Afternoon Tea and were treated to a range […]

Summer 2019

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Big Hearted Donation

Five new monitors, which can help detect serious heart conditions soon after birth, have been given to Forth Valley Royal Hospital by Tiny Tickers, a charity that aims to support babies with heart conditions. The monitors are the first the […]

Summer 2019

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First For Dunblane Medical Practice

Dunblane Medical Practice has become the first health centre in Forth Valley to be awarded a dementia friendly certificate. The award was presented by NHS Medical Director Andrew Murray who is pictured with practice manager Sue Lawson, chair of Dementia […]

Spring 2019

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Death Certification Training For Doctors

Doctors in Scotland are being encouraged to complete two e-learning modules on death certification. The modules, which have been produced by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) in partnership with Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s Death Certification Review Service (DCRS), are designed to […]

Spring 2019

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New Films Support Conversations About Death

Five new animated films have been produced by NES Scotland to support staff providing end of life and bereavement care. Each animation deals with a different topic related to resuscitation, death, dying, end of life care and bereavement. The animations […]

Spring 2019

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Remembering Pat Beausang

A memorial plaque was recently unveiled in the Lecture Theatre at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in honour of Dr Pat Beausang who died in intensive care on August 18th 2009 from leukaemia. Dr Beausang was a Consultant Physician in Ageing […]

Spring 2019

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McCOO Makeover In ICU

The artist behind the popular ‘McCoos’, Steven Brown, popped into Forth Valley Royal Hospital recently to officially open two family rooms in the Intensive Care Unit which have undergone a colourful makeover. His visit followed a decision to display some […]

Spring 2019

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Organ Donation Registration Boost

The number of people signing the organ donation register in Forth Valley has increased substantially. More than 35,000 people have added their names over the past three years and a further 3,000 signatures would bring the percentage who have signed […]

Spring 2019

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