New Faces

Andrea Fyfe has joined us as Director of Acute Services after moving from Monklands Hospital in Lanarkshire where she was Director of Hospital Services. Andrea began her career in nursing in Forth Valley and was part of the team behind […]

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Top Class School Nurses

Congratulations to five newly qualified school nurses in NHS Forth Valley.  Maddie Fergus, Louise Lindsay, Carrie Pearcy, Linda Rickard and Maggie Tyson have all completed the Master’s Level Specialist School Nursing Post Graduate Diploma at the University of the West […]

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Medical Honour For Forth Valley Haematologist

Consultant Haematologist, Dr Roddy Neilson, has been appointed a Queen’s Honorary Physician (QHP) by the Army. He’s believed to be the first haematologist to be appointed to this role. His appointment is in recognition of his work in haematology for […]

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Royal Recognition For Rita

One of the recipients of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours is NHS Forth Valley’s Deputy Nurse Director, Rita Ciccu Moore, who has been awarded an MBE for services to nursing and the NHS Forth Valley Nurses Choir. Rita has worked […]

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Tissue Donation Success

Cornea donation in Forth Valley has doubled over the past year, thanks to an innovative scheme devised by an NHS Forth Valley Emergency Department doctor. Each member of staff in the Department has now been issued with a prompt card, […]

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Birthday Honour for Charlene

Congratulations to Charlene Condeco, NHS Forth Valley’s Disability Equality and Access Advisor, who was awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to Slamannan Parish Church and to the community in Stirlingshire. (Slamannan, Stirling […]

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Let’s Talk About Weight – New Pack Available For Staff

Suggesting to a patient that they need to lose weight is never easy. But now community dietitians in NHS Forth Valley have launched a practitioners pack ‘Let’s talk about weight – Practitioners Pack’ for healthcare professionals which helps them raise […]

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Apple Appeal Bears Fruit

Kind-hearted folk in Forth Valley responded magnificently after health professionals appealed to the public to donate unused or unwanted Apple iPod shuffles to help with a new project called ‘Music with Meaning’. Many offers of equipment were received as people […]

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New Arrangements For Childhood Vaccinations

Childhood immunisations at specialist vaccination clinics run by NHS Forth Valley’s immunisation team are now set to be rolled out across the Stirling area following a successful pilot scheme in Clackmannanshire. This saw babies and young children registered with seven […]

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Investors In People Update

NHS Forth Valley is continuing the very successful journey with Investors in People and is now focused on moving from Gold Level to Platinum over the next three years.  We are also progressing accreditation of our Investors in Young People […]

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RCN Reps Get Out And About

Representatives from the local branch of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have been out and about, promoting the work they do and how they support their members. They’ve been delivering the message at various locations including Falkirk Community Hospital […]

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Catch The JobTrain

A new national recruitment system, known as Job Train, will be arriving in the autumn, providing a platform which makes recruitment easier for both candidates and hiring managers. Replacing the current NHS Forth Valley recruitment system, it will help NHS […]

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