Major Art Project Completed At Stirling Health And Care Village

The finishing strokes have now been applied to a major arts project stretching across the new Stirling Health and Care Village. The first stage of the project by Leigh Bagley, a contemporary textile and pattern designer, involved the design and […]

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Sparkling Result For Renal Unit

Around £4,000 was raised for the Renal Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, thanks to an event at Stirling Rugby Club, organised by eight staff nurses.  Around 250 people  attended  the Sparkling Afternoon Tea and were treated to a range […]

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Big Hearted Donation

Five new monitors, which can help detect serious heart conditions soon after birth, have been given to Forth Valley Royal Hospital by Tiny Tickers, a charity that aims to support babies with heart conditions. The monitors are the first the […]

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Transforming Primary Care – The Shape of Things To Come

Major changes are being prescribed to the way GP practices will provide care. More than 200 additional healthcare professionals are being recruited by NHS Forth Valley to become part of new multidisciplinary teams within medical practices, ensuring that patients are […]

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In The Spotlight – Dr Claire Copeland

Tell us a little about your job I’m a Consultant Geriatrician – my day job is in stroke but I have a keen interest in delirium and medical education. My clinical work is varied and never dull.  I can start […]

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WIN A Personal Training Session (Closed)

Ever fancied having your own personal trainer? If the answer is yes then why not enter our latest competition for a chance to win a free 45 minute taster session with Ryan Yule, a personal trainer, based in the Falkirk […]

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Rosemary Is Older Volunteer of The Year

A ‘weel kent’ face in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Rosemary Fletcher was recently awarded the Older Volunteer of the Year Award, marking the 30th anniversary of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP) After 41 years as an occupational therapist […]

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Student Nurses Say Thank You

Student nurses at the University of Stirling said a big thank you to our nursing staff for providing exceptional support and advice throughout their degree course. They nominated 164 nurses from various departments including mental health, acute, care homes and […]

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First For Dunblane Medical Practice

Dunblane Medical Practice has become the first health centre in Forth Valley to be awarded a dementia friendly certificate. The award was presented by NHS Medical Director Andrew Murray who is pictured with practice manager Sue Lawson, chair of Dementia […]

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M Is For Makaton & Mummy!

Signing in Makaton has led to several TV and radio appearances for NHS Forth Valley’s Linda Macleod, and more media exposure could be in the pipeline. But as NHS Forth Valley’s Makaton Co-ordinator explained to Staff News, her success is […]

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Swansong From Santa’s Little Helper

Clinical Co-ordinator Cathy Johnston celebrated her retirement from the NHS by singing a few lines from The Sound of Music. She ended with a poem she wrote, which looked back over her 43 years service with the NHS, with a […]

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Full Speed Ahead To Retirement For Gerald

After clocking up almost a quarter of a million miles in his long career with NHS Forth Valley, Transport Manager Gerald Ferrie has retired. With nearly 40 years’ service under his bonnet, Gerald started in 1980 as General Services Manager […]

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