Browsing Tag 'Summer 2018'

Jogging Success From Start To Finish

Braving rain, winds and snow in one of the worst winters on record, this dedicated group of runners turned up regularly for training and have now have successfully completed a 5km jog without stopping. They were part of the 2nd […]

Summer 2018

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Marathon Fund Raiser

Despite being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes six years ago at the age of 40, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Laura Mackintosh is determined to live life to the full, promoting exercise for Type 1 diabetics who are often anxious about exercising. […]

Summer 2018

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Marie’s Memories of Midwifery

It was a holiday job at the age of l5 which was the precursor for Marie Goldie’s long career in nursing and midwifery. Aged just 15, she began helping out at Stirling Royal Infirmary, working in the shadow of a […]

Summer 2018

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Smear Tests For Staff

Cervical screening appointments for NHS Forth Valley and Serco staff will be available from 1st August 2018. They will be held over the next year in the colposcopy clinic on the ground floor of the Women and Children’s Unit at […]

Summer 2018

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More Support For Mental Health Problems

A service which offers more support for patients with mild to moderate mental health problems has begun to operate in several GP practices across Clackmannanshire and Falkirk West. In a move which is seen as just what the doctor ordered, […]

Summer 2018

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Connecting With Staff

More effective ways of providing advice and guidance to staff and managers have been developed by the operational HR department led by Service Manager Elaine Bell. They will be available thanks to a new system called HR Connect and will […]

Summer 2018

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Open All Hours – 7 Day Working In Microbiology Labs

Biomedical science is a biology and chemistry-related discipline used mostly in healthcare laboratories to identify, research, monitor and treat diseases. As one of the broadest areas of modern science, it focuses on the complexity of the human body and underpins […]

Summer 2018

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Jean Scores A Century

Taking each day as it comes has been the secret of a long and happy life, according to a patient who recently celebrated her 100th birthday in Unit 2 at Falkirk Community Hospital. Staff helped make the day memorable for […]

Summer 2018

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RVS Say Thanks For New Cafe

A ceremony took place recently to thank the local organisations whose generous donations have helped transform the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) cafe at Stirling Community Hospital. The Friends of Stirling Community Hospital, a local charity which supports a wide range […]

Summer 2018

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Good Health Is Wealth

A timeline through the decades was just one of the ‘attractions’ at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to celebrate National Nurses Day. The theme for this year’s event was linked to the message ‘Good Health is Wealth – invest in you’ […]

Summer 2018

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