Awards & Achievements

Forth Valley Royal – Can I Help You?

The friendly voices which greet callers to Forth Valley Royal Hospital have achieved recognition for going the extra mile to help people. The team, comprising Ann Reynolds, Patricia Dickson, Kate Scott, Ruth Crawford and Mary Jane MacDonald were recently nominated […]

Winter 2017/18

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Rubbing Shoulders With Royalty

Morag MacKellar, AHP Manager for Children’s Services, recently had opportunity to chat to Prince Charles about dietetics and nutrition and its positive impact on health, when she visited Buckingham Palace to receive her OBE for services to dietetics and health. […]

Winter 2017/18

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Everyone’s A Winner

A receptionist in the outpatient department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, said to be ‘one in a million’ and ‘a ray of sunshine’ has received the Unsung Hero Award in the NHS Forth Valley 2017 Staff Awards. There were 124 […]

Autumn 2017

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Tackling A Taboo Subject

A specialist team who have helped improve the quality of life for hundreds of Forth Valley women suffering incontinence after childbirth have been awarded the prestigious William Cullen Prize by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE). The multi-disciplinary […]

Autumn 2017

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Dementia Project Is A Winner

A project to provide a better experience for dementia patients in Forth Valley Royal Hospital won the Acute Care category at Scotland’s Dementia Awards. The project focuses on increasing the number of patients transferred to inpatient wards before 8pm, and […]

Autumn 2017

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International Award

Congratulations to John Camilleri Brennan, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon and his team, who were awarded the prize for the best e-poster in perioperative care/nutrition at the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) 2017 International Surgical Congress, […]

Summer 2017

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Senior Dietitian Awarded OBE

A senior dietitian with NHS Forth Valley has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017, for services to dietetics and public health. Morag MacKellar, AHP Manager (Children’s Services) and Public Health Nutritionist for the Board said she […]

Summer 2017

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Winning Posters

NHS Forth Valley won two of the seven poster categories at the recent NHS Scotland Event at the SECC in Glasgow and were finalists in another two other categories. Nicola Wood, Team Leader Liaison Psychiatry and Yvonne Cairns, National Dementia Champion won the […]

Summer 2017

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Outstanding Educators

Congratulations to Behavioural Psychotherapist Ivor Smith, who won ‘Educator of the Year’ at the recent Student Nursing Times Awards. Ivor combines his NHS work with a secondment at the University of Stirling where he works as a part-time teaching fellow. […]

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First Rate Communicators

A round of applause for the NHS Forth Valley Communications Team who scored notable successes in the NHS Scotland Communications Awards. NHS Forth Valley won the Best Health Website award (nhsforthvalley.com), Communications Assistant Lindsay Hathaway was a finalist in the […]

Spring 2017

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