All About Oncology

Nearly 2,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year in Forth Valley, and 15,000 people in this area are living with cancer. The Oncology Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital is a specialised service providing high quality, holistic care. […]

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With Grateful Thanks

The Provincial Grand Master of Stirlingshire, Alistair T. Marshall recently presented a cheque for £400 to Mr Gavin Lamb, Consultant at the Urology Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Also pictured are his team and Dougie Barclay, a member of […]

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Nature Walks For Wellbeing

Thanks to an unusual partnership between NHS Forth Valley and Scottish Canals, mental health patients have been able to enjoy a range of activities including yoga in the woods, a canal bird walk, building a mini beast hotel and a […]

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Musical Moneyraiser

A cheque for £1,500 was presented to the Oral and Maxillofacial Team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital by Andrew Purdie from Bo’ness to thank local staff for the care he received after surgery. The money was raised at an event […]

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A Visit From Malta

NHS Forth Valley recently welcomed some visitors from Malta. A team from Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre paid a visit to Forth Valley Royal Hospital to find out more about the cancer services within the hospital. As part of the […]

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Meeting The Challenge… In Record Time!

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Creating Capacity to Care outpatient challenge, to save 10,000 face-to-face outpatient appointments in the year ending March 2018. The target was reached two months ahead of schedule and staff taking part will […]

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Speech Success

Children at a Forth Valley primary school have substantially increased their language skills, thanks to working closely with speech and language therapists from NHS Forth Valley. Figures show that on average, children made 28 months progress in their spoken language […]

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Kenny’s Kindness

A kind-hearted local man has donated £500 to the Oncology Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital as a thank you for the care he has received from staff. Kenny Ferguson, known in the local area for being the ‘Alpine Lemonade […]

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Budding Radio Star

Smoking cessation adviser Laura Boyle has become a ‘radio star’ in a new national campaign to re-brand the work of stop smoking services. Laura features as part of the ‘Quit Your Way’ campaign and her voice was aired on a […]

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Lots of Love at Lochview

Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day for patients at Loch View, when staff from the Occupational Therapy department organised a spa day. The event followed several weeks of preparations which saw patients and staff working together to make […]

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Best Foot Forward For Macmillan

Anne Benton, from our Organisational Development Team, and her sister Helen Hancock, have teamed up with a group of people  who plan to spend the first weekend in May 2018 walking the West Highland Way for Macmillan Cancer Support. Anyone […]

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Rising Awareness Onscreen

The lifelong impact of adverse childhood experiences on health and behaviour was highlighted at the screening of a short documentary, which was hosted in Stirling by NHS Forth Valley’s Health Promotion Service in partnership with NHS Scotland. The film, Resilience: […]

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