Michelle Is Our Whistleblowing Champion

NHS Forth Valley has a new Whistleblowing Champion, Non-Executive Board member Michele McClung. The Whistleblowing Champion has a critical role in ensuring that whistleblowing arrangements are working effectively. Michele will also work closely with relevant staff, HR representatives, governance committees, […]

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Everyone Matters – What Else Is New?

Check out the new national iMatter website which has a lot of support material on it. NHS Forth Valley have two iMatter team stories on the site so please have a look; we’d love to hear from you if you […]

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Everyone Matters – iMatter Update 2019

We are now running our new distribution of iMatter for 2019 with our first Health & Social Partnership in Clackmannanshire and Stirling included. Key dates are: Timescale iMatter Stage Action Required 11/03/19 – 05/04/19 Team managers receive email request to […]

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Everyone Matters – Coaching For All

Coaching provides space for reflection and a rare opportunity to focus on you. It is a far more optimistic way of engaging with a person than most of us are accustomed to. It encourages us to suspend limiting beliefs about […]

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Everyone Matters – Recent Success

Look out for the new Leadership and Management Development Programme for 2019/20 which will be out soon. In the meantime, here are some recent successes recorded by Organisational Development and Learning. Contact us on:  FV-UHB.training-centre@nhs.net or by phone on 01324 […]

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Everyone Matters – A Warm Welcome To Margaret

Meet our new Head of Organisational Management, Margaret Kerr. Margaret joins us from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and brings with her a wealth of experience in organisational development, leadership consultancy and redesign. Although based in the Learning Centre at […]

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NHS Stars Shine

It’s been a bumper year for nominations in the NHS Forth Valley Staff Awards. A grand total of 560 were received, up by more than 20 per cent on last year and 2018 has seen a special Chairman’s Platinum Award […]

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Win A Delicious Afternoon Tea for 4 (Closed)

We’ve teamed up with Stirling’s White Ivy Club to offer one lucky reader the chance to share a delicious afternoon treat with friends or family. Choose from a selection of finger sandwiches including salmon and cream cheese and roast beef […]

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In The Spotlight – Cathie Cowan, Chief Executive

Tell us a little about your career path Growing up on the south side of Glasgow I followed my sister into nursing and trained at the Southern General Hospital. At first I worked in a variety of specialities including intensive […]

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Not Quite Goodbye To Pioneering Surgeon

Consultant General Surgeon, Aijaz Jabbar, known for his pioneering ideas and practice, has retired as a consultant but is returning to NHS Forth Valley to help with waiting times. Dr Henry Robb, Associate Medical Director for the Surgical Directorate and […]

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Protect Yourself Against FLU

Winter may be just around the corner but so is the start of the flu season! This year’s the flu vaccine covers four strains of flu, one more than last year, and it has already proven to be very effective […]

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#RESTPECTUSFV

Every year there are thousands of assaults on NHS staff. Respect Us is a new  campaign to highlight that by working together and respecting each other’s diverse backgrounds, we can prevent this type of behaviour and keep both staff and […]

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