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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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Lesley Reflects On Decades of Caring

Three years after the birth of the NHS, Lesley Douglas embarked on her long nursing career at the Princess Margaret Rose Hospital in Edinburgh, a children’s orthopaedic hospital.  Although health was now a free service, Lesley recalls that old habits […]

Summer 2018

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Marie’s Memories of Midwifery

It was a holiday job at the age of l5 which was the precursor for Marie Goldie’s long career in nursing and midwifery. Aged just 15, she began helping out at Stirling Royal Infirmary, working in the shadow of a […]

Summer 2018

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Smear Tests For Staff

Cervical screening appointments for NHS Forth Valley and Serco staff will be available from 1st August 2018. They will be held over the next year in the colposcopy clinic on the ground floor of the Women and Children’s Unit at […]

Summer 2018

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Jean Scores A Century

Taking each day as it comes has been the secret of a long and happy life, according to a patient who recently celebrated her 100th birthday in Unit 2 at Falkirk Community Hospital. Staff helped make the day memorable for […]

Summer 2018

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RVS Say Thanks For New Cafe

A ceremony took place recently to thank the local organisations whose generous donations have helped transform the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) cafe at Stirling Community Hospital. The Friends of Stirling Community Hospital, a local charity which supports a wide range […]

Summer 2018

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Good Health Is Wealth

A timeline through the decades was just one of the ‘attractions’ at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to celebrate National Nurses Day. The theme for this year’s event was linked to the message ‘Good Health is Wealth – invest in you’ […]

Summer 2018

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