Bucket Loads of Fun

Our Health Promotion service has been helping Clackmannanshire  nurseries and primary schools enjoy bucket loads of fun through the Play Mentor programme which they have been running in partnership with the Aberlour Child Care Trust. Nine successful graduates of the […]

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Thank You For Your Long Service

Around 90 of our staff with a total of 2590 years service between them, received a Long Service Award after achieving 20, 30 or 40 years service. They were invited to attend a special award ceremony at Forth Valley Royal […]

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In The Spotlight – Liz Macleod

Tell us a little about your job I manage the theatre department which includes a suite of operating theatres at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and two theatres at Falkirk Community Hospital. It’s an interesting job and the work and the […]

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Win A Fantastic Loch Side Lodge Stay For Four (Closed)

NHS Forth Valley’s Staff News has teamed up with Loch Katrine Camping to offer one lucky staff member a chance to win a ‘Stay and Sail’ package for four, which includes a two night stay in one of their luxury […]

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Art For Oncology

Two illustrators with very different styles, Liz Myhill and Adrian McMurchie, have had their rough sketches (seen here) put before patients, visitors and staff in the Oncology Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to ask what they think should go […]

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Fiona Is Busier Than Ever

There’ll be no carpet slippers and putting her feet up for former Director of Finance, Fiona Ramsay, who retired recently. Her schedule is going to be even busier than a day in the office with Italian lessons, walking football, golf, […]

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New State Of The Art Scanner

A new state-of-the-art MRI scanner was recently delivered to Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The one million pound piece of equipment was carefully craned into position outside the hospital before being wheeled along a corridor into its new home within the […]

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Hello Robert Goodbye Tom

NHS Forth Valley has a new Employee Director, Robert Clarke, who has taken over from Tom Hart who retired recently. Robert began his career in NHS Forth Valley in 1985 working as a relief plaster technician before moving to Theatres […]

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Partners In Practice

In what is seen as a key breakthrough for the nursing profession, the latest partnership at Dr Whitelaw and Partners within Meadowbank Health Centre in Polmont has been taken up by an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. The appointment of Paul Leishman […]

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Colin Calls It A Day

After a long and varied career including GP practice and a stint in Australia, Dr Colin Crawford has retired from his post as Consultant Psychiatrist with the Intensive Home Treatment Team and the Perinatal Mental Health Service. Colin joined NHS […]

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Expert Woman

The expertise of NHS Forth Valley’s Head of Family Child Psychology could soon be aired in the world of broadcast after she was selected to take part in the BBC Academy’s Expert Women Scotland day. Dr Lorraine Johnstone, who is […]

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A Swimming Achievement

Well done to Lead Data Protection Officer, Linda Allen who has received an award for the work she does with Stirling Swimming Club, coaching children and adults with physical disabilities. Linda was the winner of the Community Coach Participation Award […]

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