Remembering Robbie

The Cardiology Ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital received a fantastic £3,000, thanks to a donation from a local family. The Ward looked after 17 year old Robbie Williams, who had a life-long heart condition, before he passed away in […]

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Support The Road To Recovery

With 3,000 people affected by drugs in Forth Valley and another 50,000 by alcohol; four ‘recovery cafes’ have been set up across the area to help people kick their habits. Could you volunteer to assist them on the road to […]

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Everyone’s A Winner

A receptionist in the outpatient department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, said to be ‘one in a million’ and ‘a ray of sunshine’ has received the Unsung Hero Award in the NHS Forth Valley 2017 Staff Awards. There were 124 […]

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Win A Pair of Designer Glasses (Closed)

Staff News has teamed up with Vision Express Falkirk to offer one lucky staff member the chance to win a pair of designer glasses, worth up to £185. The glasses also include standard scratch-resistant lenses. With almost 390 stores nationwide, […]

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Top Technology At Stirling Care Village

A topping out ceremony at the new Stirling Care Village reflected some of the latest building technology when the final solar panels were slotted into place on the roof of the new Primary and Urgent Care Centre. The Centre will […]

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It’s Good To Feel Needed

Volunteers across NHS Forth Valley have been speaking about the satisfaction and personal development opportunities they receive through working with patients and staff. Their comments are contained in a report which has been assessed and received approval from Investing in […]

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Historic Crossing

Among the 50,000 people who had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk across the new Queensferry Crossing was Claire Campbell, a domestic assistant at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Together with her partner John Ainslie, and children Scott and Charlie, they used […]

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In The Spotlight – Andy Fowler

Tell us a little about your current job Along with my 20 security officers, we look after the physical security of Forth Valley Royal Hospital as well as the safety of staff, patients and visitors. We also manage traffic entering […]

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Farewell Pat

Colleagues have said farewell to Staff Nurse Patricia Barclay, who has retired after 31 years in the NHS. Patricia started her nursing career in 1984 in Glasgow’s Southern General Hospital before moving to Cowglen Hospital, Glasgow upon qualifying as an […]

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New Chief Executive Appointed

NHS Forth Valley has a new Chief Executive. Cathie Cowan, currently Chief Executive of NHS Orkney, is expected to take up her post before the end of the year. Cathie originally trained as a nurse at the Southern General Hospital […]

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Well done to Monika Johnson, Administration Support at Stirling Community Hospital, who recently braved the shave in support of Maggie’s Forth Valley. Monika had been growing her hair for two and a half years and it took just 20 minutes to […]

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Mary Rings The Changes

After 21 years in NHS Forth Valley, Mary Orzel is now spending her retirement pursuing several new interests. These include bell ringing, becoming a member of the Canal Society and a ladies cycling club, and spending more time with her […]

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