Responding To Recommendations

A raft of measures designed to reinforce key infection control messages have been introduced into the Theatre Suite at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. They include, posters depicting the correct way to wear protective clothing, extra hand gels, pocket hand gels […]

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Speak Up Against Wasted Medicine

A new campaign has been launched to help tackle the amount of wasted medicines. The initiative, known as ‘Speak Up!’ is now being rolled out by NHS Boards across the West of Scotland, supported by local pharmacy leads. The aim […]

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Make Sure You Have The Right W.Wallace

A round-the-clock service to make sure every patient in Forth Valley Royal Hospital is identifiable by their CHI (Community Health Index) number has just been introduced. It could save staff valuable time and reduces the need to chase results and […]

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Extra Support For People With Arthritis

Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership has been awarded funding to help improve the lives of people with arthritis. The £74,520 grant from Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s ihub Improvement Fund will be used to help local people access support […]

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Meeting Patient Needs

Eighteen GP practices within three general practice clusters in Forth Valley are being supported to take part in a ground-breaking programme which aims to develop the skills and role of practice administration teams. The Braes and Slamannan, Clackmannanshire and North […]

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Autism In Adults – A Helping Hand After Diagnosis

Charge Nurse Alison Hall has recently taken up a new role as Autism Project Manager to help people newly diagnosed with autism within secondary care feel better informed and to know what support and services are available. The one year […]

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Trakcare Reaches Major Milestone

The TrakCare Programme has reached a major milestone with the signing of the contract. The programme has now formally launched and a number of workshops are being run to review our ‘as is’ processes, identify key questions and decide on […]

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New Outpatient Antibiotic Service Introduced

More people who need regular intravenous antibiotics are to be treated at home or in outpatient departments, as part of a pilot project to help them avoid having to stay in hospital. The scheme, known as OPAT, can be used […]

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Help Through Coaching

Are you facing a difficult situation at work?  Do you want to feel more in control and more able to manage your workload? Perhaps you want to chat things over with someone neutral who can lend a sympathetic and unbiased […]

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All Eyes On Gold

All eyes are set on ‘gold’ as NHS Forth Valley aims to achieve this prestigious Investors in People Award (IIP) following re-assessment later this year. The IIP Assessor will visit for five days (April 30-May 4) and meet with a […]

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Investing in Young People

In NHS Forth Valley we recognise that recruiting and developing young people is a great way to develop a more dynamic and productive workforce and can help tackle issues such as an ageing workforce, skills gaps and shortages, talent development […]

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iMatter Roll Out Timeline

iMatter is live in all Directorates in NHS Forth Valley and across almost 500 individual teams.  Some dates for your diary. Please get involved. NHS Forth Valley iMatter Roll Out Timeline 2018 NHS Forth Valley’s eHealth Training Team have created […]

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