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Victor Packs Up His Kettle

Staff in the dental department said goodbye to Senior Chief Dental Technician Victor Arthur who retired after more than 40 years in the health service. Victor began his career in the private sector as an apprentice dental technician. In 1975 […]

Summer 2017

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Warm Reception For Janis

One of the best-known voices in NHS Forth Valley has hung up the phone and headed for retirement. Janis Wyllie, former receptionist at the Board Headquarters, intends to spend more time in the sun, with visits to Turkey and Gran […]

Spring 2017

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Margo Moves To Retirement

A Stenhousemuir lass, Margo Campbell began her nursing career in March 1979, working as a nursing assistant within Bellsdyke Hospital in Larbert.  She then began to train as an enrolled nurse completing her Pupil Nurse Training in April 1981. Margo […]

Spring 2017

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Navigating To The Future

Colleagues from across Forth Valley met up to say farewell to Dr Mark Holliday, who has retired from his post as Consultant Chemical Pathologist in the Forth Valley Royal Hospital Labs. Originally from Coventry, Mark studied medicine in Bristol before […]

Spring 2017

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Noreen Looks Forward To A Busy Time

Friends and colleagues gathered recently to say a fond farewell to Noreen Winchcole after more than 39 years in the NHS. Noreen started her NHS career at Stobhill hospital in Glasgow in 1978 and held a variety of posts throughout […]

Spring 2017

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Nurses Choir Takes Centre Stage

Viewers who switched on to the Michael McIntyre Big Show on Christmas Eve saw 21 of our nurses become the unexpected stars of the show. The nurses, who all sing in the NHS Forth Valley Nurses Choir thought they were […]

Winter 2016/17

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A BIG Thank You From Betty

Nursing assistant Betty Wright, who celebrated her 80th birthday on 6 January 2017, said she wanted to say a big thank you to kind-hearted local staff who raised nearly £800 to help her, following the theft of her handbag. Betty […]

Winter 2016/17

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Gail Heads for The Coast

After 9 years of leading the development of pharmacy services across Forth Valley, Gail Caldwell has left to take up a new role as Director of Pharmacy with NHS Ayrshire & Arran.  During her time with NHS Forth Valley Gail […]

Winter 2016/17

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Retirement Is ‘Just A Date’ for Irene

According to former Head of Community Nursing, Irene Warnock, retirement is ‘just a date.’ Irene was speaking as she said goodbye to the NHS after more than 38 years service. Her memories included sitting in her granny’s kitchen applying for […]

Winter 2016/17

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Kate Goes Global

Consultant Pathologist Katie Robertson recently completed a tough five-day trek on foot across the Sahara desert achieving her fundraising target of £1,500 to help provide much needed support for pathology and laboratory services in under-resourced countries. Her trip was part […]

Winter 2016/17

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