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Coffee Time

Another coffee addict, Assistant Finance Director Derrick Douglas has also retired. His farewell gifts included an apron and cap, courtesy of the coffee van where Derrick was regularly spotting, queuing for his morning fix! He also received a voucher for […]

Summer 2014

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Spain Here I Come!

November 20th 1972 was an auspicious date for Estates Services Manager Conrad Binnie, who has recently retired after more than 40 years service. That was the day he started working for NHS Forth Valley as an assistant engineer at the […]

Summer 2014

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Wanted! Office Gardener

The early retirement of West of Scotland Regional Planning PA, Christine Livie, has led to a vacancy for an office gardener as Christine was well known for keeping plants in the offices at Carseview House healthy. She also held the […]

Summer 2014

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65 Years of Special Care

‘Tea for Two’ was the order of the day at Forth Valley Royal Hospital when. Neonatal Nurses Rae Heeps and Babs Graham (pictured L –R) retired recently following a combined 65 years service with the NHS. Babs began her general […]

Summer 2014

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Inspiring Irene

Irene Warnock – a district nurse with NHS Forth Valley – talks about her career and experiences in a new YouTube video, as part of a new national initiative called Extraordinary Everyday. This includes a range of online resources which […]

Summer 2014

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Floating Nightingales Make A Splash

A team who call themselves the Floating Nightingales took the plunge again this year to raise money for charity in a Swimarathon organised by Polmont Rotary Club. They swam 104 lengths in 55 minutes at Grangemouth Pool, well ahead of […]

Summer 2014

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The Wright Gift

Always spotted with a cup of coffee on his desk, staff decided that a perfect retirement gift for NHS Forth Valley’s Lead Cancer Clinician Dr Stan Wright would be a fancy coffee maker, which he received along with two sets […]

Summer 2014

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Slim Success

What a difference! These before and after pictures show that shedding extra weight IS achievable. Last year Clerical Officer Hunter Rice was one of our staff members who was given a free six-week pass to attend a slimming class block […]

Summer 2014

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The Journey from Absence to Attendance

During the early part of 2013 absence levels in NHS Forth Valley peaked at 6.94% against a Government target of 4%. With managers finding it difficult to free up time to attend formal training courses on how to manage and […]

Summer 2014

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Staff Survey Update

The recent Staff Survey, which many of you completed, has been used to inform our local Staff Governance Action Plan which was submitted to the Scottish Government Health Department at beginning of May 2014. Key areas for improvement that have […]

Summer 2014

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