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Molly Tackles Marathon

Among those cheering the runners in this year’s London Marathon will be Consultant Urological Surgeon Mr James Tweedle. Despite being confined to a wheelchair for several months his daughter Molly will be covering the 26 miles to raise money for […]

Spring 2015

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Fighting Sepsis

A whopping £1,500 plus was raised by staff from our Acute Assessment Unit and Clinical Assessment Unit at a charity event to help cut the number of deaths from Sepsis and raise public awareness of the disease.  The event was […]

Spring 2015

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Remembering Jim

Colleagues from across the organisation attended the funeral of one of NHS Forth Valley’s most popular staff members Jim Sinclair, the former General Manager for Surgical and Cancer Services. Jim, who retired in 2011 after 40 years in the health […]

Spring 2015

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Palliative Care Pioneer Retires

Dr Fiona Downs, a pioneering consultant who helped set up the Palliative Care Team in NHS Forth Valley, recently retired from her role at Strathcarron Hospice. Dr Downs also served on local and national committees, and in recent years was […]

Spring 2015

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Running in Memory of Tom

For the past few months, NHS Forth Valley Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Sally Rankine and her son, Alex, have been struggling to spend time with her husband, Sean, who is to training for a gruelling 150 mile race in memory […]

Spring 2015

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EBOLA Mission for Forth Valley Consultant

There’ll definitely be no snow this festive season for Emergency Medicine Consultant Dr Roger Alcock, who will be working in temperatures of 30°C, treating Ebola victims in Sierra Leone. Dr Alcock, who’s based at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, was among […]

Winter 2014/15

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NHS Forth Valley Sets High Standards

The Royal College of Nursing has praised NHS Forth Valley for its use of a dashboard system to improve patient care. Their comments followed a visit to Forth Valley Royal Hospital by Former Health Secretary Alex Neil, who said the […]

Winter 2014/15

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Mr ‘Nice Guy’ Bows Out

Colleagues across NHS Forth Valley said goodbye to a man not only noted for his patience but also his ability as a world-renowned expert for dealing and defusing difficult situations! Dr Peter Murdoch, who for the past year had been […]

Winter 2014/15

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Staff Get Starry Eyes for Children In Need

ZZ Top, Sonny and Cher, Sporty Spice, Adam Ant, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton – just a few of the look-alikes  from Health Records who were dressed to the nines to raise money for  Children in Need. Their theme ‘Pop […]

Winter 2014/15

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In Full Voice

Practising in the atrium at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, the Nurses Choir were in full voice in preparation for a series of appearances throughout the festive season. The previous week they had visited Stirling Community Hospital where patients joined a […]

Winter 2014/15

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