Consultants Take On New Appraisal Role

Two NHS Forth Valley consultants – Fiona McIlveney, an anaesthetist, and Ben Murray, who works in orthopaedics, have recently taken on a new challenge, as joint leads for the medical appraisal system for NHS Forth Valley’s 300 secondary care doctors. […]

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Pop Up Clinics Success

Our Health Promotion staff have been busy sending out invitations to nearly 6,000 women across Forth Valley to attend pop-up clinics for cervical screening. The scheme has been very successful with some women turning up for appointments who haven’t attended […]

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Celebrating National Skills

A partnership between NHS Forth Valley and Edinburgh Napier University is equipping our neonatal nurses with extra skills and expertise to care for babies within the Neonatal Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The Unit admits between 300 and 400 […]

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Goodbye EKSF – Hello TURAS

For some time now you have asked for a much simpler way to record your Personal Development Planning and Reviews. As a result, a replacement for e-KSF known as TURAS APPRAISAL is being launched throughout NHS Scotland from April 1st […]

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Redeployment To Employment

Positive redeployment is the buzzword in NHS Forth Valley. Since January 2017, around 30 people have been placed in new roles thanks to a refreshed approach following a revision of NHS Forth Valley’s Redeployment Policy in 2016. The outcome was […]

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iMatter Who’s Who

Your feedback from iMatter was that visible and consistent leadership is important to local staff. Many of you felt that senior managers responsible for the wider organisation were not always visible so we have decided to put names into the […]

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Staff Savers

Recognising that some of the best ideas come from staff, we asked you to put on your thinking caps and come up with suggestions to save money. The response has been fantastic and a number of common themes and ideas […]

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Aspiring & Inspiring AHPs

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) across Forth Valley have now signed up to ASPIRE, a programme of future service delivery designed to give AHPs opportunities to play a bigger role in prevention and early intervention, as well as diagnosis, treatment and […]

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Talking About Tissue Donation

Staff who work in the Emergency Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are being urged to think more about approaching families about tissue donation when a loved one has passed away. The plea has come from Susan Macmillan, a Clinical […]

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Kick Start Your New Year

Two new Jog Scotland groups are starting in January 2018 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. If you can already run 5k without a break (it doesn’t matter if you’re not fast!) meet on Wednesdays at 5.30pm by the bike racks […]

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Scaling New Heights for Toddlers

Nurse Jennifer Lean and two of her friends laced up their boots to climb Ben Ledi, to help raise money for a local toddler group which meets in the Mayfield Centre in Stirling. Jennifer who works in Stirling Community Hospital, […]

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Sisters Share Memories

Memories of working in the Casualty Departments at the former Falkirk and Stirling Royal infirmaries were the topic of conversation when these former Sisters met at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to celebrate 50 years of emergency medicine as a speciality. […]

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