Browsing Tag 'Summer 2019'

Bubbles Bows Out

Staff who attended Ian Aitken’s retirement learned a few things about him which he had managed to keep under wraps during his 42 year NHS career. Most people were aware that his first role was a nursing assistant at the […]

Summer 2019

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Caroline Passes With Flying Colours

Caroline Blackhall, who works in the sterilisation unit in Falkirk (ASDU), has become one of the first sterile services staff in Scotland to gain a degree in decontamination sciences. Caroline achieved a distinction and completed the degree on a distance […]

Summer 2019

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New Faces

Andrea Fyfe has joined us as Director of Acute Services after moving from Monklands Hospital in Lanarkshire where she was Director of Hospital Services. Andrea began her career in nursing in Forth Valley and was part of the team behind […]

Summer 2019

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Top Class School Nurses

Congratulations to five newly qualified school nurses in NHS Forth Valley.  Maddie Fergus, Louise Lindsay, Carrie Pearcy, Linda Rickard and Maggie Tyson have all completed the Master’s Level Specialist School Nursing Post Graduate Diploma at the University of the West […]

Summer 2019

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Medical Honour For Forth Valley Haematologist

Consultant Haematologist, Dr Roddy Neilson, has been appointed a Queen’s Honorary Physician (QHP) by the Army. He’s believed to be the first haematologist to be appointed to this role. His appointment is in recognition of his work in haematology for […]

Summer 2019

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Royal Recognition For Rita

One of the recipients of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours is NHS Forth Valley’s Deputy Nurse Director, Rita Ciccu Moore, who has been awarded an MBE for services to nursing and the NHS Forth Valley Nurses Choir. Rita has worked […]

Summer 2019

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Tissue Donation Success

Cornea donation in Forth Valley has doubled over the past year, thanks to an innovative scheme devised by an NHS Forth Valley Emergency Department doctor. Each member of staff in the Department has now been issued with a prompt card, […]

Summer 2019

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Birthday Honour for Charlene

Congratulations to Charlene Condeco, NHS Forth Valley’s Disability Equality and Access Advisor, who was awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to Slamannan Parish Church and to the community in Stirlingshire. (Slamannan, Stirling […]

Summer 2019

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Let’s Talk About Weight – New Pack Available For Staff

Suggesting to a patient that they need to lose weight is never easy. But now community dietitians in NHS Forth Valley have launched a practitioners pack ‘Let’s talk about weight – Practitioners Pack’ for healthcare professionals which helps them raise […]

Summer 2019

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Apple Appeal Bears Fruit

Kind-hearted folk in Forth Valley responded magnificently after health professionals appealed to the public to donate unused or unwanted Apple iPod shuffles to help with a new project called ‘Music with Meaning’. Many offers of equipment were received as people […]

Summer 2019

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