Developments & Innovations

More Wards Switch To HePMA

More wards at Forth Valley Royal Hospital have successfully rolled out HePMA, a new hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration system. Medical, Ageing & Health and Surgical Wards along with Theatres, Intensive Care and Day Surgery are the latest areas […]

Winter 2016/17

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Moving Forward With Mental Health Nursing

Three members of staff who work in mental health services are featured in a series of new videos produced for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Scotland. The experiences of Healthcare Assistant Mary McMeekin, Senior Charge Nurse Ross Cheape and […]

Winter 2016/17

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Capacity to Care – Are You Up For The Challenge?

Two new challenges have been launched to encourage staff, primary care colleagues and social care partners across Forth Valley to make changes that will help release valuable appointment time and free up inpatient beds. This includes reducing the need for […]

Winter 2016/17

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Better Every Day

A new Quality Improvement Strategy called ‘Better Every Day’ has been published, which sets out our commitment to improve the quality of care for patients, families and the wider public across Forth Valley. The Strategy aims to ensure that all […]

Winter 2016/17

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We Care – Facing The Future With a Firm Promise

Nurses and midwives in Forth Valley have pledged to be better every day at promoting caring, safe and respectful care. The promise is part of a new nursing and midwifery strategy ‘We Care’ which has been approved by the Board […]

Winter 2016/17

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Talking Strategy

A series of short video clips have been produced to raise awareness of our new Healthcare Strategy. The videos, which feature interviews with some of the lead managers and clinicians involved in the Clinical Services Review, highlight the work undertaken […]

Autumn 2016

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Learn About Life Saving Skills

Dave Williams is the new Lead Resuscitation Officer at NHS Forth Valley, bringing with him a wealth of experience from his previous roles as a Critical Cardiac Nurse and Resuscitation Officer at two large teaching hospitals in Yorkshire, as well […]

Autumn 2016

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Medical Wards Switch to HePMA

Six medical wards at Forth Valley Royal Hospital have become the latest areas to successfully rollout HePMA, a new electronic prescribing system. HePMA (Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration) is a system which has strong patient safety benefits. It removes […]

Autumn 2016

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New Faces

Look out for some new faces, with the next intake of Modern Apprentices due to start shortly. It follows a successful programme in 2015/16 when 14 apprentices were recruited to work in NHS Forth Valley. This year, a total of […]

Autumn 2016

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Listening to Deaf People

Deaf people in Forth Valley are getting an extra helping hand, thanks to Administrator Co-ordinator Stacey Gourlay, who works with the Disability Equality and Access Service. Skilled in British Sign Language (BSL) and with a long career working with sensory- […]

Autumn 2016

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