Browsing Tag 'Autumn 2016'

Brave the Shave

Well done and congratulations to two of our staff who ‘braved the shave’. Karen Kerr, housekeeper in Ward 1 at Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre, raised a fantastic £700 (and counting!) for Macmillan Cancer Support Scotland. Seven hundred pounds was also […]

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Less Need for Needles

Research carried out at Forth Valley Royal Hospital by one of our surgical specialists Dr Subodh Seth and colleagues Dr Raj Burgul and Dr Archana Seth, has shown that the number of painful and invasive breast biopsies in younger women […]

Autumn 2016

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They’re A Knockout

This multidisciplinary team from Ward A11 entered into the spirit of ‘It’s a Knockout’ at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, and raised well over £1,300. The nine-strong team of five nurses, three physiotherapists and an occupational therapist, went as the 118 […]

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The Four P’s

Doctors from all specialties attended a guest lecture at Forth Valley Royal Hospital by Professor David Galloway, president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Professor Galloway spoke about four P’s – Participation, Problems, Politics and Professionalism.  […]

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Successful Operation

The Scottish Centre for Simulation and Clinical Human Factors at Forth Valley Royal Hospital recently hosted its first Doors Open Day, with great success. Tucked away on the second floor of the hospital and usually off-limits to the public, the […]

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Money for Macmillan

Well done to all our staff and patients who raised money for Macmillan by hosting coffee and cake events. Lochview raised an amazing £834 and the fun-filled afternoon included a raffle, tombola and a cake competition as well as a […]

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Precious Gift

Lisa Hague, the fiancée of Celtic star Kriss Commons, arrived at Forth Valley Royal Hospital  to present a cuddle cot to two members of the Bereavement Team, Alana Harrower and Catriona Addison. The cuddle cot is essentially a cooled mattress […]

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Knitting for Babies

Staff and patients passing through the atrium at Forth Valley Royal Hospital were fascinated to see a group of women wielding wool and needles as part of a Knitathon arranged by local charity So Precious. Joining experienced knitters and those […]

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Raise Your Voice

A tremendous 85 singers from various choirs in Forth Valley, including some members of our staff, gathered in the atrium at Forth Valley Royal Hospital for a brilliant performance, including well-known numbers from Bob Dylan and John Lennon. They raised […]

Autumn 2016

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Public Health Minister Meets Staff

Minister for Public Health and Sport Aileen Campbell is pictured (right) meeting staff and patients in the Children’s Ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, before chairing the Annual Review of NHS Forth Valley’s performance during 2015/16. Accompanied by Chairman Alex […]

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