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Spot Lung Cancer Early

NHS Forth Valley’s Employee Director Tom Hart recently took part in the national launch of the Scottish Government campaign to raise awareness of the importance of detecting lung cancer early. The campaign’s TV advert features football legend Sir Alex Ferguson, […]

Winter 2013

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Gearing Up For Charity

Whilst most of us like to relax on holiday, NHS Forth Valley chairman Alex Linkston got into the saddle and cycled over 250 miles from Zeebrugge to Paris. The five day trip, which included a stop off in Peronne for […]

Winter 2013

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Cycling For Sepsis

A Forth Valley doctor got on his bike and cycled more than 450 miles to help raise awareness of a life threatening condition that kills thousands of people in Britain every year. Dr Dan Beckett, a Consultant Acute Physician at […]

Winter 2013

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Marathon Achievements

Mental health nurse Bryan Grome has taken to pounding the streets to raise money for causes close to his heart. He completed the Edinburgh marathon and as a result was able to hand over £1,000 to the Royal Hospital for […]

Winter 2013

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In The Swim of Things

An appeal is being made for NHS Forth Valley staff to take the plunge and help raise money to benefit our patients. Polmont Rotary Club are organising a Swimarathon in February 2014 at Grangemouth Sports Complex and they will be […]

Winter 2013

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Choose to Loose

Overindulging over Christmas and then wishing we hadn’t eaten so much is a very common New Year feeling for many of us. To reduce weight is often high on the list of New Year resolutions. Now help is on hand […]

Winter 2013

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Staff Say Goodbye With Silver

NHS Forth Valley Director of Public Health, Dr Anne Maree Wallace, recently retired after more than five years with the Board. She previously worked for NHS Lothian, Training Programme Director in Public Health in Scotland and former Clinical Lead for […]

Winter 2013

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Farewell Mr Always Well

There’s not many folk who can work for an organisation for 33 years and never have a day off sick! But that was the magnificent achievement of Tom Brown, Nursing Assistant in Ward 1 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, who […]

Winter 2013

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Walking In A Winter Wonderland

There are now more opportunities for staff to enjoy the great outdoors thanks to a new network of paths which has recently opened in Larbert woods within the grounds of Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The paths are suitable for walkers […]

Winter 2013

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Staff and visitors at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are being urged to comply with no-smoking policies following concerns that litter left by smokers in the woodland surrounding the hospital is affecting wildlife. Health Promotion and Forestry Commission staff have noted […]

Winter 2013

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