Developments & Innovations

Knees Up

More help could be on the way for people with knee problems, thanks to a £75,000 award from the Health Foundation, which has been given to NHS Forth Valley, working in partnership with Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care […]

Winter 2018/19

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Research Success

The NHS Forth Valley Research and Development Committee hosted a very successful Research Day in the Learning Centre at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Speakers included Ricky Verrall, Head of the Chief Scientist Office, and Raymond Hamill, R&D Manager from NHS […]

Winter 2018/19

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Getting Forth Right

The current challenges in unscheduled care and efforts to try to resolve them were discussed at a staff engagement event to mark the launch of ‘Getting ForthRight’ – a new improvement programme. The event was introduced by NHS Forth Valley […]

Winter 2018/19

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Let’s Talk About SX – New Project To Promote Sexual Health

A new project, funded by NHS Forth Valley, aims to challenge the health inequalities facing gay and bisexual men. Delivered by Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity, the SX project will complement the work of the Central Sexual Health […]

Winter 2018/19

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Full Steam Ahead – With TrakCare

TrakCare, the new patient information system which will replace three key systems within our organisation – Topas, eWARD and eDIS –  is now moving into a more intense phase with the focus shifting to system build, training and testing. The […]

Winter 2018/19

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Brush Up On Children’s Rights

Health and social care staff who work with children and young people can now access a new e-learning resource to support their daily practice. Produced by Children’s Health Scotland (CHS), the online course aims to promote greater understanding of the […]

Winter 2018/19

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Protecting Bright Ideas

Many of us have probably come up with a new idea that has helped improve the way we work or deliver care to our patients. But as well as making a difference, did you know your brainwave could be ‘Intellectual […]

Summer 2018

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More Support For Mental Health Problems

A service which offers more support for patients with mild to moderate mental health problems has begun to operate in several GP practices across Clackmannanshire and Falkirk West. In a move which is seen as just what the doctor ordered, […]

Summer 2018

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Connecting With Staff

More effective ways of providing advice and guidance to staff and managers have been developed by the operational HR department led by Service Manager Elaine Bell. They will be available thanks to a new system called HR Connect and will […]

Summer 2018

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Open All Hours – 7 Day Working In Microbiology Labs

Biomedical science is a biology and chemistry-related discipline used mostly in healthcare laboratories to identify, research, monitor and treat diseases. As one of the broadest areas of modern science, it focuses on the complexity of the human body and underpins […]

Summer 2018

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