Moving Forward After Stroke

Do you have patients affected by stroke who could benefit from a new and exciting exercise programme? In partnership with Active Stirling, the Stroke Association has launched ‘Moving Forward after Stroke’ for adults aged 18 and over, at any stage […]

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Remembering Sheds Gone By

Those visiting Ward 4 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, may be surprised to come across a garden shed complete with potting bench, retro radio and various garden tools, as they make their way down one of the corridors. The set-up […]

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Modern Apprentice Job Success

The second group of Modern Apprentices to work with NHS Forth Valley have now graduated from what has been an extremely successful experience – with 13 out of 14 securing jobs with the health board. The apprentices, who are between […]

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Excelling In ED

Good work by Emergency Department staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital is now achieving extra recognition, thanks to an innovative scheme which not only recognises excellent practice, but also encourages learning, improves patient safety and helps boost staff morale. Known […]

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Beat Those Winter Illnesses

This group of children had the right idea. Wrap up warm and keep away those winter chills and illnesses. The photograph was used to launch NHS Forth Valley’s winter campaign, which also includes a new radio advert on Central FM […]

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Win A Fabulous Silver & Gold Pendant (Closed)

We’ve teamed up with local jewellers J F Colley to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a fabulous hand-crafted silver pendant with gold interior.  The Falkirk based shop specialises in designing and handcrafting gorgeous bespoke jewellery. They can […]

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School Nurse Crowned Queen’s Nurse

A Forth Valley nurse is among a group of 20 to have been awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse, marking the first time the honour has been made in Scotland for almost 50 years. Joan Gracie, who works as Team […]

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In The Spotlight – Andrew Murray

Tell us a little about your job The role of Medical Director covers a wide range of areas including medical training, leadership and support as well as driving forward service developments and innovations. I also still work as an ENT […]

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First For Trauma Training

Discovered with gunshot wounds, and severe facial injuries due to someone stamping on his head, this ‘patient’ whose airway was compromised was dumped from a car at the entrance to the ED. He was just one of five ‘scenarios‘ which […]

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What A Cracker!

We all know Christmas is wrapped up for another year but we felt we had to share the picture of the season when Ryan Morrison from the IT service desk decided to become a cracker! He was helping raise money […]

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Marathon Men & Women

Six charities have benefitted from a great result by these staff from Theatres and ITU. They completed the Glasgow half marathon raising a grand total of £6,441. The money was shared between Strathcarron Hospice, Sick Kids Glasgow, Dementia UK, Macmillan, […]

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We Are Champions!

A Falkirk football team, made up of staff and patients from Woodlands Resource Centre, Bellsdyke Hospital and Caledonian Services has been crowned champions of the SFA Mental Health and Wellbeing League. The team is supported by NHS Forth Valley, Stenhousemuir […]

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