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Farewell Message from Our Chief Residents

They say time flies when you’re having fun, but, it seems it also flies when you’re working in an increasingly pressured health service. It’s been another tough year in...

A Royal Invitation to Lunch

An email which arrived out of the blue resulted in two local staff being invited to lunch with HRH, The Princess Royal at Strathcarron Hospice. Senior Specialist Health Protection Nurse,...

Research Success for Bone Fracture Trial

Local staff have been praised for their success in recruiting patients to a new UK-wide clinical trial. The ProFHER-2 study aims to assess how effective two surgical options are for...

Warm Welcome to Our New Junior Doctors

A warm welcome to our new junior doctors who joined NHS Forth Valley in August 2022 after taking part in induction and shadowing opportunities. This year’s intake comprises a total...

New Wellbeing Garden at the Bungalows

The Psychological Therapies team, who are based at the Bungalows in Larbert, received a Covid-19 response grant in October 2021 to help build a new garden area to support...

CMHT Say Farewell to Elaine

The Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults at Falkirk Community Hospital recently said a sad farewell to a lovely colleague Elaine Houston who has worked for the NHS...

Dead Exciting!

Two of our pathology colleagues, Amber Smith and Lynn Anderson, switched roles recently to become film extras for a day. They joined a film crew working in the mortuary at...

Christine Signs Off With A Flourish

When senior dietitian Christine Christie retired recently after more than 35 years in NHS Forth Valley, she not only left with good wishes from colleagues but also the British...

From Fundraiser to Employee

Regular readers of Staff News may be familiar with the name of Paul McCaffery who has raised thousands of pounds for Cahonas, a Scottish charity dedicated to raising awareness...

Gold Award for Supporting the Armed Forces

NHS Forth Valley is one of nine organisations in the Highland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (HRFCA) area which has recognised by the UK Government for their outstanding support...

Janet Retires from ED

ED receptionist Janet Reid recently retired after 19 of working withing the ED reception team, initially within the former Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary, and then Forth Valley Royal...

Graduates Support Sexual Assault Support Services

Hazel Somerville, Gender-Based Violence & Sexual Assault Service Lead, was among the first group of nurses in Scotland to train in advanced forensic practice. She said: “I had a lovely...

Experience of a Diabetic Student

Hi, my name is Caoimhe Lennon. I'm currently studied my MSc in Dietetics. I am in my first year of this post graduate degree and I'm just finished my 12-week...

Dr Kalman Says Goodbye

As he hangs up his stethoscope, Dr Chris Kalman, Consultant Occupational Physician, was keen to post a short goodbye message. Seven and a half years ago he gave up his...

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