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Nature Walks For Wellbeing

Thanks to an unusual partnership between NHS Forth Valley and Scottish Canals, mental health patients have been able to enjoy a range of activities including yoga in the woods, a canal bird walk, building a mini beast hotel and a […]

Spring 2018

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Musical Moneyraiser

A cheque for £1,500 was presented to the Oral and Maxillofacial Team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital by Andrew Purdie from Bo’ness to thank local staff for the care he received after surgery. The money was raised at an event […]

Spring 2018

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A Visit From Malta

NHS Forth Valley recently welcomed some visitors from Malta. A team from Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre paid a visit to Forth Valley Royal Hospital to find out more about the cancer services within the hospital. As part of the […]

Spring 2018

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Meeting The Challenge… In Record Time!

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Creating Capacity to Care outpatient challenge, to save 10,000 face-to-face outpatient appointments in the year ending March 2018. The target was reached two months ahead of schedule and staff taking part will […]

Spring 2019

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Speech Success

Children at a Forth Valley primary school have substantially increased their language skills, thanks to working closely with speech and language therapists from NHS Forth Valley. Figures show that on average, children made 28 months progress in their spoken language […]

Spring 2018

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Kenny’s Kindness

A kind-hearted local man has donated £500 to the Oncology Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital as a thank you for the care he has received from staff. Kenny Ferguson, known in the local area for being the ‘Alpine Lemonade […]

Spring 2018

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Budding Radio Star

Smoking cessation adviser Laura Boyle has become a ‘radio star’ in a new national campaign to re-brand the work of stop smoking services. Laura features as part of the ‘Quit Your Way’ campaign and her voice was aired on a […]

Spring 2018

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Lots of Love at Lochview

Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day for patients at Loch View, when staff from the Occupational Therapy department organised a spa day. The event followed several weeks of preparations which saw patients and staff working together to make […]

Spring 2018

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Best Foot Forward For Macmillan

Anne Benton, from our Organisational Development Team, and her sister Helen Hancock, have teamed up with a group of people  who plan to spend the first weekend in May 2018 walking the West Highland Way for Macmillan Cancer Support. Anyone […]

Spring 2018

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Rising Awareness Onscreen

The lifelong impact of adverse childhood experiences on health and behaviour was highlighted at the screening of a short documentary, which was hosted in Stirling by NHS Forth Valley’s Health Promotion Service in partnership with NHS Scotland. The film, Resilience: […]

Spring 2018

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