News

Big Coffee Success

Staff at Board Headquarters in Carseview House were invited by Managed Clinical Network Project Officer Andrene Keith and Sexual Health/Blood Borne Virus Project Manager Ann McGregor to join them for a cuppa as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning […]

Winter 2018/19

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See How Your Garden Grows

A new dementia-friendly garden has been created for patients in Ward 2 at Bo’ness Community Hospital to help them access the outdoors and enjoy some fresh air. The garden provides space for familiar activities such as digging, potting, flowers, walking […]

Winter 2018/19

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Handmade for Dementia

Patients in Ward A32 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital have now got something special up their sleeves, with colourful cannula sleeves fashioned by Senior Staff Nurse Donna Marie Marshall. Her knitting and crocheting prowess was inspired after a woman from […]

Winter 2018/19

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Now Wash Your Hands

These youngsters at Kippen Primary School enjoyed a lesson on the importance of hand washing under the watchful eye of Senior Specialist Health Protection Nurse Victoria McDonald. The children really enjoyed placing their hands, complete with glitter bug gel, into […]

Winter 2018/19

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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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