Jane Gets The Jab

Chief Executive Jane Grant was one of the first in the queue to get the flu jab at the recent outreach clinic at Carseview House. Having experienced flu a few years ago Jane appreciates the benefits of being vaccinated. She […]

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Innovative Therapy Wins Top Award

An NHS Forth Valley speech and language therapist currently on secondment to Strathcarron Hospice has won a top award for her efforts to improve the quality of life for terminally ill patients. Sally Boa beat off competition from across Scotland […]

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Prize For Public Health

An NHS Forth Valley consultant was also recently recognised by the UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH). Dr Alex Stirling received the Littlejohn Gairdner Prize after showing considerable potential in making a contribution to public health in Scotland. The award […]

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A Fresh Pair Of Eyes

The work of the Patient Public Panel PPP) has received a round of applause from NHS Forth Valley staff as it nears its 10th Birthday in January 2014. A survey has revealed that the contribution the panel make is very […]

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Dashboard Success

Real time dashboards which help monitor patient activity across our inpatient wards have achieved recognition for our IT team. They were runners up in the recent 2013 e- Health Awards in the category ‘Best use of innovative IT for patient […]

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Act Fast to Save Lives

Two specialist stroke nurses – Caroline McGhee and Amanda Smart – have been busy in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, helping people recognise the signs of stroke and how to react quickly. They set up an information stand in the hospital […]

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Ward A12 Scoop Poster Prize

Congratulations to Dr Holly McGuigan, Cathy Mercer and Dr Linda Buchanan from ward A12 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital who won the prize for best poster presentation at the recent Scottish Society of Physicians annual meeting. The poster title was […]

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Beavering Away

Forth Valley Royal Hospital had a special visit recently from the 93rd Braes Scout Group Beavers, who came along to earn their Environment Partnership Award. The youngsters were taken on a tour of the recycling areas by the facilities management […]

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Generous Jay

A local boy has generously donated £160 of toys and games so that other children can still have fun while being treated in hospital. Eleven year old Jay Young has been treated on various occasions in our Children’s Ward at […]

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Care For Older People Praised

The way staff look after older people at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has been praised in a recent report by NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland. It follows an inspection earlier this year. Senior Inspector Ian Smith said the team had observed […]

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