News

Getting Better – Increase In Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction with hospital care continues to rise within NHS Forth Valley. The latest national inpatient experience survey, published annually by the Scottish Government, found 82% of patients rated their overall care and treatment as good or excellent. This is […]

Winter 2018/19

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Work Starts On Doune Health Centre

Work is now underway to construct a new health centre for Doune following the signing of the official contract. A ceremonial sod-cutting took place to mark the occasion and the £2.7 million development is expected to be operational in 2019. […]

Winter 2018/19

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More Homely Surroundings

Mums-to-be can now give birth in more homely surroundings following the development of a new Alongside Midwifery Unit (AMU) at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The midwife-led facility sits within the existing Women and Children’s Unit and rooms have been refurbished […]

Winter 2018/19

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Team Scores A Winner

A Falkirk-based mental health football team, run in partnership with NHS Forth Valley, Caledonia Services and Stenhousemuir Football Club, has won the Best Community Football for All prize at the 2018 Scottish FA Central region’s Grassroots Awards The Team, which […]

Winter 2018/19

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Watch The Birdie

Staff, patients and visitors at the Women and Children’s Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are able to see a host of ‘garden birds’ in the courtyard, thanks to the handiwork of pupils at Larbert High School. They have crafted […]

Winter 2018/19

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Clouds Form Part of New Dementia Friendly Artworks

The thoughts of people in Central Scotland who are living with dementia have helped   formulate two digital artworks at Forth Valley Royal Hospital – one based on clouds, the other reflecting land through which dreams flow. The £15,000 project, a […]

Winter 2018/19

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Open For Business

It was all hands to the deck for the opening of the new GP and Minor Injuries Centre at Stirling Health and Care Village. The week before the move, staff were busy packing and unpacking multiple boxes. Items being shifted […]

Winter 2018/19

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Big Day For Bellfield

The keys to the new Bellfield Centre have been handed over. The ceremonial honour was carried out by Keiran Day, a 21 year old trainee site manager with builders Robertson, who was one of hundreds of construction staff involved in […]

Winter 2018/19

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Multi Million Pound Investment To Help Cut Waiting Times

A £17 million investment in additional theatre capacity plus a new MRI scanner will help reduce waiting times at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Two new operating theatres will be opened in the next year to focus on general and orthopaedic […]

Winter 2018/19

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Happy Birthday To Us

As the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary, Staff News looks at some of the health heroes in NHS Forth Valley over the past seven decades and the great strides forward in treatment and technology. Retired midwife – Jean Fowler Jean […]

Summer 2018

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