Fond Farewell To Christine

Patients in Unit 1 at Bo’ness Hospital joined the retirement celebrations when senior charge nurse Christine O’Donnell retired after 44 years with the NHS. Christine had a varied career with NHS Forth Valley, beginning at the age of 16 working […]

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Introducing Our Latest Dementia Specialists

Two of our senior nurses have graduated as Dementia Specialist Improvement Leads (DSIL) and another four healthcare professionals in Forth Valley have become National Dementia Champions. The leadership roles were achieved by Shona Mackie, Care Home Psychiatric Liaison Nurse Specialist […]

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Elaine Heads For Pastures New

A weel-kent face across the organisation for almost 30 years has left for pastures new. Elaine Vanhegan, Head of Performance and Governance with NHS Forth Valley, has taken up a new post with NHS Greater Glasgow as Head of Board […]

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Anne Says It With Flowers

After 33 years service, Anne Cairns, Customer Services Manager for Community Domestic Services, has said goodbye to a world of dusters, brushes and vacuum cleaners to head for retirement. She was first employed in 1985 as a Domestic Assistant in the […]

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Peter Hangs Up His Boots

As a professional footballer, Peter Mackie played for Celtic, Dundee, St Mirren and Partick Thistle, before hanging up his boots to join the NHS in 1991 as a Safety and Monitoring Manager at Stirling Royal Infirmary. Now he has taken […]

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New Role For Cardiology Consultant

Listening to what patients wants has become the watchword across NHS Forth Valley following the policy Realistic Medicine launched by Catherine Calderwood, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer. Catherine Labinjoh, Consultant Cardiologist, has been appointed as our new Realistic Medicine Clinical Lead […]

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Enjoy The Great Outdoors – Win A Set Of Walking Poles (Closed)

Walking in Scotland can encompass mighty Munros, coastal paths, more gentle treks through forests and glens, or simply an afternoon’s amble through beautiful scenery. To assist you when ascending or descending the terrain, Tresspass in Falkirk is offering one lucky […]

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OBE For Allison

Allison Ramsay, NHS Forth Valley’s former lead nurse for Learning Disability Services, was ‘stunned’ when she received a letter advising she had been nominated for an OBE for services to learning disability. Allison, who retired earlier this year, said it […]

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Boxing Clever

Two Serco security officers at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are pictured squaring up to each other.  But fists flying in this face-off were all in a good cause as part of their fundraising effort which netted £450 for Cancer Research […]

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Meet Our Latest Serco Stars

Congratulations to Aileen Haggerty and Ann George from Serco’s Customer Support team who recently received star awards. Aileen, a relief domestic who is currently working in ward B11 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, overheard a patient joking with the housekeeper. […]

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Local Hero

A touching tribute to the care given to her father by Chemotherapy Charge Nurse Fiona Galbraith, was applauded at a recent ceremony at Alva Academy . Fiona was the winner of a Local Hero Award after pupil Amber Denham recorded […]

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Kelpies To Cardiff

Stephen Donovan, an estates maintenance officer with Serco at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has been back in the saddle to raise money for good causes. Together with nine of his friends their challenge was a mammoth cycle between the Kelpies […]

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