New Role For Cardiology Consultant

Listening to what patients wants has become the watchword across NHS Forth Valley following the policy Realistic Medicine launched by Catherine Calderwood, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer. Catherine Labinjoh, Consultant Cardiologist, has been appointed as our new Realistic Medicine Clinical Lead […]

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Enjoy The Great Outdoors – Win A Set Of Walking Poles

Walking in Scotland can encompass mighty Munros, coastal paths, more gentle treks through forests and glens, or simply an afternoon’s amble through beautiful scenery. To assist you when ascending or descending the terrain, Tresspass in Falkirk is offering one lucky […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Marie’s Memories of Midwifery

It was a holiday job at the age of l5 which was the precursor for Marie Goldie’s long career in nursing and midwifery. Aged just 15, she began helping out at Stirling Royal Infirmary, working in the shadow of a […]

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Smear Tests For Staff

Cervical screening appointments for NHS Forth Valley and Serco staff will be available from 1st August 2018. They will be held over the next year in the colposcopy clinic on the ground floor of the Women and Children’s Unit at […]

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