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Hope

A Ray of Hope for Maggie’s

The artistic endeavours of porter Barry Shaw will soon be on show again at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, with his latest artwork called Hope. Visitors to the atrium will see...
Local Midwives

A Trip Down Memory Lane for Local Midwives

Midwives in Forth Valley not only celebrated the International Day of the Midwife on 5th May 2021 with goody bags and cup cakes, but there was also the opportunity...
Crafty Donation for ITU

Crafty Donation for ITU

Staff in ITU at Forth Valley Royal Hospital recently took delivery of more than 150 hand-quilted items, which have been lovingly made as a thank you for their efforts...

Glenn Highlights the Importance of Compassion

Glenn Carter, Speech and Language Therapy Coordinator, has written an article for the AHP Scotland website highlighting the importance of compassion in the recovery from Covid-19. Entitled ‘A Safe place...

It’s OK To Ask – Supporting Positive Conversations With Patients

A new national campaign has been launched to support patients and healthcare professionals to have positive conversations about care and treatment. The campaign is running across digital, radio and pharmacy...

LFD Testing – Tips and Advice From Local Staff

LFD test kits are available for all NHS staff to help keep you, your colleagues, patients and your family and friends safe as many people can have the virus...

Ursula Paddles Into Retirement

After more than 20 years as an Emergency Department Consultant, Dr Ursula Mackintosh has retired and plans to spend more time in her kayak and cycling on her bike. She...

Sheila’s Sweet Treats for AHPs

Sheila McDonagh an Occupational Therapist with the Stirling Learning Disability team handmade this beautiful cake for her colleagues in the AHP office at Clackmannanshire Community Health Centre. The cake was...

Walking Wonders

Thanks to everyone who took part in the recent Step Together Walking Challenge. A total of 99 teams with 534 staff from across NHS Forth Valley completed the 8 week...

Game Changer for Lazy Eye

Using the latest technology from the gaming industry Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Iain Livingstone and Dr Mario Giardini, from the University of Strathclyde’s Biomedical Engineering Department, have developed two low...

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Sian Auchincloss, Support Services Manager, Psychological Therapies

Tell us a little about your current post I manage the administration staff within Psychological Therapies across Falkirk and Stirling Community Hospitals and the Bungalows....

Win Tickets To See Oor Wullie! (Closed)

Jings, crivvens, help ma boab! Scotland’s cheekiest, spiky-haired scamp is back at a fabulous new show! Only question is - where’s his bucket? Join Wullie,...

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Leaving For Law

More than a decade after beginning her nursing career in the NHS, Sarah Fairley is about to embark on a complete change in direction...

*Now Closed* – Win a luxury overnight stay at Gleneagles Hotel

As a thank you to NHS staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, Gleneagles Hotel has kindly provided 20 gift vouchers entitling two people to bed...

New WiFi On The Way

A wide range of work is underway to improve WiFi and connectivity, for staff, patients and the general public. These include: Forth Valley Royal Hospital New...

Remembering Linda

Linda Laird. A name that many within the Forth Valley area relates to a funny, caring and fabulous nurse, that dedicated her life to...