Awards & Achievements

Prestigious Award For Reducing Animal Experiments

Neurologist Professor Malcolm Macleod, who works with NHS Forth Valley neurology and stroke services, has received a prestigious European award for his efforts to try to reduce animal experiments in laboratories to the absolute minimum. Professor Macleod’s research has earned […]

Summer 2018

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Peter Hangs Up His Boots

As a professional footballer, Peter Mackie played for Celtic, Dundee, St Mirren and Partick Thistle, before hanging up his boots to join the NHS in 1991 as a Safety and Monitoring Manager at Stirling Royal Infirmary. Now he has taken […]

Summer 2018

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OBE For Allison

Allison Ramsay, NHS Forth Valley’s former lead nurse for Learning Disability Services, was ‘stunned’ when she received a letter advising she had been nominated for an OBE for services to learning disability. Allison, who retired earlier this year, said it […]

Summer 2018

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Boxing Clever

Two Serco security officers at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are pictured squaring up to each other.  But fists flying in this face-off were all in a good cause as part of their fundraising effort which netted £450 for Cancer Research […]

Summer 2018

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Meet Our Latest Serco Stars

Congratulations to Aileen Haggerty and Ann George from Serco’s Customer Support team who recently received star awards. Aileen, a relief domestic who is currently working in ward B11 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, overheard a patient joking with the housekeeper. […]

Summer 2018

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Local Hero

A touching tribute to the care given to her father by Chemotherapy Charge Nurse Fiona Galbraith, was applauded at a recent ceremony at Alva Academy . Fiona was the winner of a Local Hero Award after pupil Amber Denham recorded […]

Summer 2018

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Kelpies To Cardiff

Stephen Donovan, an estates maintenance officer with Serco at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has been back in the saddle to raise money for good causes. Together with nine of his friends their challenge was a mammoth cycle between the Kelpies […]

Summer 2018

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Full Moon Challenge Was Best Medicine

After completing the Full Moon last year – a 26.2 mile marathon for the charity Walk the Walk – staff nurse Yvonne Cairns was raring to go again in 2018. But in February 2018 the 36 year old, who is […]

Summer 2018

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Jogging Success From Start To Finish

Braving rain, winds and snow in one of the worst winters on record, this dedicated group of runners turned up regularly for training and have now have successfully completed a 5km jog without stopping. They were part of the 2nd […]

Summer 2018

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Marathon Fund Raiser

Despite being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes six years ago at the age of 40, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Laura Mackintosh is determined to live life to the full, promoting exercise for Type 1 diabetics who are often anxious about exercising. […]

Summer 2018

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