Browsing Tag 'Winter 2016/17'

Retirement Is ‘Just A Date’ for Irene

According to former Head of Community Nursing, Irene Warnock, retirement is ‘just a date.’ Irene was speaking as she said goodbye to the NHS after more than 38 years service. Her memories included sitting in her granny’s kitchen applying for […]

Winter 2016/17

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More Wards Switch To HePMA

More wards at Forth Valley Royal Hospital have successfully rolled out HePMA, a new hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration system. Medical, Ageing & Health and Surgical Wards along with Theatres, Intensive Care and Day Surgery are the latest areas […]

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Moving Forward With Mental Health Nursing

Three members of staff who work in mental health services are featured in a series of new videos produced for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Scotland. The experiences of Healthcare Assistant Mary McMeekin, Senior Charge Nurse Ross Cheape and […]

Winter 2016/17

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A Dose of The Right Medicine Is A Winner

A Forth Valley pharmacist closely involved with the development of a local scheme which offers free antibiotic treatment without prescription for a number of health conditions was named Independent Pharmacist of the Year at the 2016 Scottish Pharmacy Awards. Jonathan […]

Winter 2016/17

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iMatter Update

In February 2017, all staff within the Information, Management and Technology (IM&T) and Finance Directorates will begin the first year of their iMatter continuous improvement journey. When this goes live, it will mean that every Directorate within NHS Forth Valley […]

Winter 2016/17

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Views from a Top Team

The dedication and excellent standards of care provided by staff in Ward A31, together with their kindness and cheerfulness when dealing with patients, won them the Top Team Award in the 2016 NHS Forth Valley Staff Awards. So who better […]

Winter 2016/17

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Marvellous Mentors

Final semester nursing students at the University of Stirling recently said thank you to NHS Forth Valley staff for helping them with their future careers. The students were invited to look back over their time on placement with the Health […]

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Kate Goes Global

Consultant Pathologist Katie Robertson recently completed a tough five-day trek on foot across the Sahara desert achieving her fundraising target of £1,500 to help provide much needed support for pathology and laboratory services in under-resourced countries. Her trip was part […]

Winter 2016/17

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Karen Heads for A New Career

Colleagues have said farewell to Staff Nurse Karen Robertson, who has retired after 32 years in the NHS. Karen started her nursing career as an enrolled nurse at Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary and worked in Bellsdyke and Bonnybridge Hospitals […]

Winter 2016/17

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King of The Theatre

Continuing his dalliance with the ‘Big Time’, NHS Forth Valley’s Jonathan Procter made his fourth appearance at the Kings Theatre in Glasgow – playing the lead role in the musical Fiddler on the Roof. Jonathan, who is the IM&T Director […]

Winter 2016/17

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