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Kimberley Kirkbright brings an extra dimension to learning, using mannequins in the Sim Centre

Simulation is a Winner!

Changing a culture in the workplace can be challenging. But Kimberley Kirkbright, a Senior Clinical Nurse in ICU at Forth Valley Royal Hospital was determined to bring an extra...
Meet Diane Kruger (right) and Rachel Roberts, the first Major Trauma Rehab Coordinators to be appointed in NHS Forth Valley.

Giving Lives Back – Meet our New Major Trauma Rehabilitation Coordinators

Meet Diane Kruger (right) and Rachel Roberts, the first Major Trauma Rehab Coordinators to be appointed in NHS Forth Valley. Each year in Scotland around 4,000 people are seriously injured...

Reflections on Covid-19

Tackling any new job outwith your normal comfort zone can be daunting without the added stress of Covid-19. But staff across the organisation, including many AHPs, responded magnificently to...

Can’t Cycle – Love to Learn?

The Bike Medic Scheme is perfect for those who are already comfortable in the saddle. But what about those who can’t cycle or feel a little nervous out on...

Sweet Treats are Made of This

The kindness shown by Lyn Barron to her colleagues in the secretarial office in Forth Valley Royal Hospital has helped them throughout the Covid crisis. Lyn has been bringing in...

Bike Medics to the Rescue – free repair service for NHS staff

A free roadside bike repair service has been launched for NHS key workers to encourage them to keep on cycling to work during the coronavirus pandemic. The Bike Medic...

Hats Off To Our Junior Doctors

More than 40 junior doctors, some of whom left University early to join the fight against coronavirus, took part in a special celebration event at Forth Valley Royal Hospital...

New Laboratory Equipment Brings Speedier Results

Two new tissue processors are providing speedier results for Forth Valley patients. They have replaced processors more than 11 years old and funding was secured through capital expenditure for...

Veteran Fundraiser David Keeps on Running

Neurology specialist nurse and veteran fundraiser David Thomson has been running 5 km a day over the whole of July 2020 to raise money for the Scottish Huntington’s Association...

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 and become a legal eagle....

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Janie McCusker, Chair of NHS Forth Valley

Why did you want to chair a Scottish Health Board? I like learning about and exploring new horizons and being part of a ‘bigger picture’...

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...

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...

Anne Bids Farewell

Anne Benton, Organisational Development Advisor, retired in April 2020, and her colleagues in NHS Forth Valley had planned a themed ‘retirement tea to remember!’...

Staff Awards 2019

A star-studded night at the Albert Halls in Stirling saw staff collect a series of awards reflecting both their care for patients and their...