Golden First For Forth Valley Royal

The environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has presented Forth Valley Royal Hospital with a Gold level National Award for Environmental Excellence® – the first hospital to receive the highest possible accreditation. The accolade recognises the continued commitment of NHS Forth […]

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Cared For By Carrianne

Among the finalists at this year’s Butterfly Awards, which aims to recognise those who provide support following the loss of a baby, was NHS Forth Valley midwife Carrianne McPherson. Carrianne was nominated for the Midwife of the Year category by […]

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The Big Switch

The giant task of switching from paper health records to electronic in our outpatients departments earned local staff an invitation to the UK Public Sector Paperless Awards where they were finalists in the Paperlite Project of the Year Category. This […]

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Glittering Achievement

NHS Forth Valley’s Equality and Diversity Manager, Lynn Waddell, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Diversity Awards. Attended by 400 guests, the glittering event organised by The Herald and GenAnalytics, showcased companies, organisations and individuals across […]

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Knees Up

More help could be on the way for people with knee problems, thanks to a £75,000 award from the Health Foundation, which has been given to NHS Forth Valley, working in partnership with Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care […]

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Research Success

The NHS Forth Valley Research and Development Committee hosted a very successful Research Day in the Learning Centre at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Speakers included Ricky Verrall, Head of the Chief Scientist Office, and Raymond Hamill, R&D Manager from NHS […]

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Getting Forth Right

The current challenges in unscheduled care and efforts to try to resolve them were discussed at a staff engagement event to mark the launch of ‘Getting ForthRight’ – a new improvement programme. The event was introduced by NHS Forth Valley […]

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Let’s Talk About SX – New Project To Promote Sexual Health

A new project, funded by NHS Forth Valley, aims to challenge the health inequalities facing gay and bisexual men. Delivered by Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity, the SX project will complement the work of the Central Sexual Health […]

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Full Steam Ahead – With TrakCare

TrakCare, the new patient information system which will replace three key systems within our organisation – Topas, eWARD and eDIS –  is now moving into a more intense phase with the focus shifting to system build, training and testing. The […]

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Would You Credit It?

The NHS Credit Union which offers a secure home for savings and access to affordable loans for around 17,500 staff from Shetland to Sheffield, celebrates its 20th birthday in November 2018. New records continue to be set; for example In […]

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Leeanne Is A Shining Example

Leeanne Darrien, who is currently working in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology at Falkirk Community Hospital, is participating in a new Graduate Trainee programme which aims to give disabled people the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and training […]

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New Job Opportunities For Youngsters With Learning Disabilities

Job opportunities for 11 young people with learning disabilities are being provided at Forth Valley Royal Hospital as part of a scheme known as Project Search, the first programme of its kind in Forth Valley. The young people, aged between […]

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