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Supporting the Fight Against Breast Cancer

NHS Forth Valley has joined an innovative bra recycling scheme to help raise funds to fight breast cancer. The scheme, which is run by the national charity Against Breast Cancer, provides eye-catching pink bra banks in a number of locations […]

Spring 2014

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One Hundred Blinks

Staff leaving Forth Valley Royal Hospital were amazed to see the faces of some of their colleagues projected onto the front of the building which, for one night only, became a giant cinema screen. Showing was a film ‘One Hundred […]

Spring 2014

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Paddling for Gold

If you can’t beat them, join them. An old adage perhaps, but one which proved to be particularly fortuitous for Emergency Consultant Mrs Ursula Mackintosh who is now a world class kayaker. She decided to dip her toe into the […]

Winter 2013

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Stairway to Heaven!

After a hard fought game, a team of NHS Forth Valley staff lost on penalties in the final of the Casualty Cup, an annual charity football tournament between emergency departments in the national health service. The event took place at […]

Winter 2013

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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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