Developments & Innovations

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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New State Of The Art Scanner

A new state-of-the-art MRI scanner was recently delivered to Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The one million pound piece of equipment was carefully craned into position outside the hospital before being wheeled along a corridor into its new home within the […]

Spring 2018

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Speak Up Against Wasted Medicine

A new campaign has been launched to help tackle the amount of wasted medicines. The initiative, known as ‘Speak Up!’ is now being rolled out by NHS Boards across the West of Scotland, supported by local pharmacy leads. The aim […]

Spring 2018

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Make Sure You Have The Right W.Wallace

A round-the-clock service to make sure every patient in Forth Valley Royal Hospital is identifiable by their CHI (Community Health Index) number has just been introduced. It could save staff valuable time and reduces the need to chase results and […]

Spring 2018

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Extra Support For People With Arthritis

Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership has been awarded funding to help improve the lives of people with arthritis. The £74,520 grant from Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s ihub Improvement Fund will be used to help local people access support […]

Spring 2018

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Meeting Patient Needs

Eighteen GP practices within three general practice clusters in Forth Valley are being supported to take part in a ground-breaking programme which aims to develop the skills and role of practice administration teams. The Braes and Slamannan, Clackmannanshire and North […]

Spring 2018

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