Art Ideas Wanted

An original artwork has been commissioned for the atrium at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to publicly recognise the life-changing contribution that local organ donors have made and to raise awareness of the value of organ donation to the people of […]

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Lights, Camera, Action

A big thank you to local staff who took part in recent filming for a new Scottish Government recruitment advert for TV and cinema, which focussed on a wide range of jobs from nursing staff to healthcare scientists. Cameras zoomed […]

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A Taste of History

Almost 100 years after it was first published to raise money for the Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary Appeal Fund, people were able to sample some of the delicious cakes featured in the Grangemouth Cookery Book, now in the NHS […]

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Recognition For Tricia

Colleagues of Patricia Burke, NHS Forth Valley lead haematology oncology nurse, have praised the work she carried out to organise a haematology study day in the Lecture Theatre at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Around 100 people attended, both hospital and […]

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Leading The Way In Ground Breaking Research

Forth Valley Royal Hospital has been ranked one of the top 20 hospitals in the UK for recruiting patients for groundbreaking research into treatment for early mouth cancer. Findings show that patients with mouth cancer do benefit from additional surgery, […]

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Get On Board To Reduce Waste

A major waste mapping exercise has begun across hospital sites in NHS Forth Valley and your department may be included in the survey. You may also be asked during the survey if you have any waste disposal issues within your […]

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Celebrating Nurses Day

Great fun was had by all at this year’s International Nurses Day which was celebrated in the atrium at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. A performance by the Nurses Choir was followed with some spectacular dancing. Forget the Madison or the […]

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Sign Up To Improve Survival

Staff are being urged to sign up for resuscitation training in a bid to improve survival from cardiac arrest. Last year attendance at various adult and paediatric courses was only 71% leaving 525 training places unfilled.  Now a major campaign […]

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Excellence In ED

A scheme which recognises good work by Emergency Department staff has been singled out for praise following a recent visit by the Scotland Deanery Quality Management Team. It was among several plaudits which also included praise for the formal teaching […]

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Pay Tribute To Your Singing Hero at Inchyra Hotel & Spa (Closed)

Raise your glass with a brilliant tribute to Pink, or turn back time with a Cher Tribute Night at the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa.  Fifteen tribute nights from now to Christmas are booked in to enjoy nights out with […]

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In The Spotlight – Joanna Johnstone

Specialist Health Protection Nurse, Joanna Johnstone. Tell us a little about your current job   I am one of two Specialist Health Protection Nurses in the Public Health Department. We work locally, nationally, and, at times, internationally, with a big […]

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Waste Not Want Not

Make no mistake. Little changes can make a big difference. Switching off lights when its bright outside, putting the right stuff in the right bin, thinking twice about whether you really need to travel to work by car and focusing […]

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