Anne’s Cooking On Gas

Award-winning Catering Manager Anne Davidson has exchanged life in the kitchen for travelling in a camper van, following her retirement after 34 years with NHS Forth Valley and Serco. Anne started in 1985 at Falkirk Royal Infirmary as an Assistant […]

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Irene Steps Back In Time

Medical directors past and present delivered personal messages of appreciation to PA Irene Graham at her recent retirement presentation. Dr Iain Wallace, who attended in person, praised Irene for putting up with constant redrafting and said she was a great […]

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Keren “Always Late But Well Worth The Wait!”

Known for her failure to keep to time and her legendary computer skills (or not!) Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Keren King recently retired from NHS Forth Valley. Her farewell cake iced with the words ‘Always Late but Worth the Wait’ was […]

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Teeing Off For Scotland

Whilst not exactly in the same ranking as the likes of Rory McIlroy, Graeme Watson, a physiotherapist attached to the Orthopaedic Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, was a proud Team Scotland member in the 2019 NHS 4 Nations Golf […]

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No Joking As David Bows Out Of Neurology

Staff in the Neurology Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital have said goodbye to David Thomson, who has retired after working 33 years with NHS Forth Valley. Colleagues described him as a great team member, exceptional nurse but say unfortunately […]

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Tough At The Top For Marianne

The most difficult and challenging physical effort she had ever undertaken was how Marianne Stewart described her recent climb to the summit of Kilamanjaro. Marianne, a Practice Education Co-ordinator based in ITU, was part of a 19-strong team who raised […]

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Graduation Day For School Nurses

Here are two of the five successful NHS Forth Valley School Nurses who have graduated from the University of the West of Scotland with a Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) qualification. L- R Louise Lindsay […]

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Margaret Moves From Computers To Crafts

One of the main eHealth trainers for a number of systems, including TrakCare, has retired from the organisation and is looking forward to working in two different specialist areas – gardening and crafts. Margaret McKechnie started her career in the […]

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Precious Award For Sauchie Nursery

Sauchie Nursery has become the first nursery in Forth Valley to receive a prestigious Diamond Award for improving the language skills of children attending the nursery through a project known as LIFT (Language is Fun Together). Delivered with the help […]

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Leaving Together – ED bids farewell to four colleagues

It has been a busy time for retirements in the Emergency Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital with four members of staff leaving after a total of almost 100 years of service. Derek Lees worked in the department as a […]

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Liz’s Island Dream

After 18 years working in NHS Forth Valley, Elizabeth McNicol has left for pastures new, moving to South Uist to enjoy her retirement. For the past seven years Liz worked within the general surgical team and colleagues say she will […]

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Theatre Staff Save Thousands

Tens of thousands of pounds have been saved following a three year campaign by NHS Forth Valley theatre staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to reduce their carbon footprint and help save the planet. Measures taken have included discontinuing the […]

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