Awards & Achievements

Get Active, Get Appy!

A Staff Nurse from Falkirk Community Hospital has proved that she is the most active staff member in NHS Forth Valley! Helen Fraser logged a massive 137,811 steps on a pedometer app during the ‘Get Active, Get Appy!’ Pedometer Challenge […]

Autumn 2014

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New Scheme Hailed A Success

A scheme devised by NHS Forth Valley health promotion staff to raise the confidence and self esteem of pupils in Forth Valley has proved a resounding success. Nine girls from the five secondary schools in Clackmannanshire were recognised for their […]

Autumn 2014

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Louise is Rising Star

Many congratulations to associate audiologist Louise Whitelaw, who has won a Rising Star Award at the Advancing Healthcare Awards. These UK wide awards recognise and reward projects and professionals that lead innovative healthcare practice and make a real difference to […]

Summer 2014

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Perfect Partners

The special relationship between NHS Forth Valley and Artlink Central was named as a finalist in the 2014 Scottish Charity Awards for its ‘Perfect Partnership’ working. The two organisations have entered into a three year agreement to deliver arts programmes […]

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No Lab Coats Required

Forth Valley scientists gathered in the restaurant at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to celebrate Healthcare Science (HCS) week. Armed with microscopes, physiological tests and specialist equipment, staff from Physics, the Laboratories and Physiology were on hand to provide advice and […]

Summer 2014

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Putting the ‘IT’ Into Dietetics!

Two NHS Forth Valley dietitians have won a prestigious award for their use of desktop software to increase patient-facing time. Nicola Henderson and Caroline Ritchie are to receive the Dame Barbara Clayton Award for Innovation and Excellence in Dietetic Practice […]

Summer 2014

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National Award for Oncology Department

Congratulations to the oncology unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital who have recently been awarded the prestigious Macmillan Quality Environmental Mark (MQEM). The award is the first of its kind in the UK which recognises and rewards good practice and […]

Summer 2014

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Big Hearted Pair

Two members of the nursing staff from Psychiatric Services embarked on a 10k run for the British Heart Foundation and raised a tremendous £3,845. Staff Nurse Duncan Westall and Nursing Assistant Paul McCaffery put in hours of training for the […]

Spring 2014

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A Mark of Quality

The oncology department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has been recognised for the high level of support and care they give to people affected by cancer. Staff have been awarded the prestigious Macmillan Quality Environmental Mark (MQEM) and former department […]

Spring 2014

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Midwives Provide a Winning Service

Congratulations to the maternity team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital who were awarded the Mothercare ‘Maternity Service of the Year’ at the prestigious Royal College of Midwifery Awards in London. The team were originally shortlisted along with two other maternity […]

Spring 2014

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