The Great Valentine’s Bake Off

Love sweet love was all around for the Great Valentine’s Bake Off on the ground floor of the Women and Children’s Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The baking skills of paediatric secretary Fiona Sinclair produced this wonderful cake for […]

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Watch the Birdie

The children’s ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has a new look – thanks to a makeover which includes bird boxes for children to peer into, and the chance to spot hidden nests in corridors en route to theatre. It’s […]

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Supporting the Fight Against Breast Cancer

NHS Forth Valley has joined an innovative bra recycling scheme to help raise funds to fight breast cancer. The scheme, which is run by the national charity Against Breast Cancer, provides eye-catching pink bra banks in a number of locations […]

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One Hundred Blinks

Staff leaving Forth Valley Royal Hospital were amazed to see the faces of some of their colleagues projected onto the front of the building which, for one night only, became a giant cinema screen. Showing was a film ‘One Hundred […]

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Midwives Provide a Winning Service

Congratulations to the maternity team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital who were awarded the Mothercare ‘Maternity Service of the Year’ at the prestigious Royal College of Midwifery Awards in London. The team were originally shortlisted along with two other maternity […]

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Paddling for Gold

If you can’t beat them, join them. An old adage perhaps, but one which proved to be particularly fortuitous for Emergency Consultant Mrs Ursula Mackintosh who is now a world class kayaker. She decided to dip her toe into the […]

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Clean Sweep for Forth Valley Royal

A sparkling performance by cleaning staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has resulted in a top award for Serco, in partnership with NHS Forth Valley. The hospital has received the prestigious Golden Services Award 2013 for the cleanest healthcare premises […]

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Boost for Dementia Day Room

A dementia ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital is £433 richer, thanks to a fundraising and information session in the hospital foyer to celebrate World Alzheimers Day. The event was organised by Bob Ness, chairman of the Friends of Forth […]

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In the Spotlight – Lynn Waddell

You must have one of the longest job titles in NHS Forth Valley – what exactly is your remit? You should see the size of my ID Badge! I’m responsible for equality and diversity for NHS Forth Valley and making […]

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Stairway to Heaven!

After a hard fought game, a team of NHS Forth Valley staff lost on penalties in the final of the Casualty Cup, an annual charity football tournament between emergency departments in the national health service. The event took place at […]

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Spot Lung Cancer Early

NHS Forth Valley’s Employee Director Tom Hart recently took part in the national launch of the Scottish Government campaign to raise awareness of the importance of detecting lung cancer early. The campaign’s TV advert features football legend Sir Alex Ferguson, […]

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Giving Birth to Creativity

The wraps are off! Prototypes for art work on the walls of the 16 labour suites at Forth Valley Royal Hospital have just arrived from America, courtesy of Ava Blitz, a visual artist who’s commissions include a huge mosaic wall […]

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