LATEST NEWS

New Interim Director of Nursing

Following the recent departure of former Director of Nursing, Prof Angela Wallace, who has taken up a new role as Director of Nursing for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde,...

A Hearty Welcome

Delighted to welcome local people back to the Forth Valley Healthy Hearts Club which recently restarted face-to-face classes after offering online support throughout the pandemic. The club, which is based...

Janice is One in a Million

One in a million is how some colleagues described Dietetic Coordinator Janice Fry who recently retired after 43 years with NHS Forth Valley. Janice graduated from Robert Gordon in Aberdeen...

Introducing our new Team for Adverse Event Reviews

Five senior health professionals have been appointed to lead Significant Adverse Event Reviews (SAER) in NHS Forth Valley. They are: Dr Kate Patrick, Director of Medical Education Fiona McIntyre, Assistant...

Joe Goes Green

After more than 40 years in the NHS, Senior Planning Manager, Joe McGhee recently exchanged his desk job for a life outdoors. His retirement gifts included a wheelbarrow, personalised garden...

New Stroke Team is off to a Flying START

A new Stroke Transition and Rehabilitation Team (START) has been introduced to ensure local people who have experienced a stroke are able to undergo rehabilitation at home rather than...

Podiatrist Shona retires after 20 years

Shona Petrie came to the profession late after previously working as an auxiliary nurse at the former Orchard House Hospital in the 1980s and as a carer in nursing...

Spring Clear Out – documents & photos wanted!

The sun is shining (sometimes) and daffodils are in full bloom, so now is a perfect time to have a good spring clear out. However, when you are chucking out...

See You Later Madeleine

‘See you later’ was the message to Madeleine Steel, our much-loved Multiple Sclerosis nurse following her recent retirement. Madeleine gave over 40 years to the NHS, starting in the class...

Podiatry Team Step Out for Maggie’s

Ten members of staff from our fantastic Podiatry Services took part in the recent Maggie's 300,000 steps March challenge and raised £755 for Maggie’s Forth Valley. Thanks to Claire, Kirsty,...

Unsung Hero Bids Goodbye

A community healthcare assistant who has delivered high quality care at home to patients with complex mental health needs, has retired after 40 years service. Mary McMeekin began her NHS...

Psychological Therapies Staff Take to the Road

Gino, Fred and Gordon eat your heart out! Three of your fans, who work in NHS Forth Valley Psychological Therapies decided to follow in your footsteps recently when they...

Tracy Stays on Her Bike

Energy and Environment Assistant, Tracy Gwynne shares her experience of trialling and then buying an ebike. I saw an entry on the Staff Intranet about NHS Staff being given a...

Mental Health Student Nurse Shortlisted For National Award

At the end of April 2022, nursing student Catherine Watson, is travelling to London to meet a panel of judges, after being shortlisted for the Mental Health Student Nurse...

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