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Inspirational Midwife Award

Congratulations to Gemma Senior, a midwife at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, who has been awarded the Gillian McMillan Inspirational Midwife of the Year Award for 2020 in memory of...

Smooth Operators

Clinical pharmacy teams in acute, mental health and community hospitals have been recognised for their excellence, particularly the electronic prescribing (HePMA) pharmacy team, who delivered a successful software upgrade...

Margaret Says It With Flowers

Day Surgery Nurse, Margaret Miller, has helped keep staff and patients within Ambulatory Care upbeat throughout the pandemic with her wonderful and thoughtful themed floral creations for the Reception...

Santa Susan

That old adage about Christmas being the ‘season of goodwill’ is actively demonstrated by Susan Allison, a nursing auxiliary in Ward A21 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Susan explained: “staff...

Ten out of Ten for Nutrition Heroes

Congratulations to three of our Nutrition and Dietetic staff who have achieved a pass in the Royal Society for Public Health Level 4 Award in Nutrition. Ellen Cowie, Shona Davies...

Pathology Team’s Heavy Weight Donations

The Pathology team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital recently rallied round to collect supplies for a local foodbank in Falkirk. The donations weighed in a massive 97.3kg – the most...

Ophthalmology Team Spread a Little Kindness

Throughout this current pandemic the Ophthalmology Department at Falkirk Community Hospital have been truly amazing in giving back to people living with huge challenges in their lives. To date they...
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Benefits of Joint Working for Cancer Care

The benefits to cancer patients and their families of close working with partners such as Macmillan were highlighted by our cancer care staff at a recent virtual conference organised...

Paul’s Run-away Success

With an initial target to raise £500 for a charity which may have saved his life, Paul McCaffery, a ICU Healthcare Assistant, has raised more than £1200 already, and...

Pat Harker – Now Retired, Always Admired

Colleagues recognised the kindness and compassion shown by Advanced Nurse Practitioner Pat Harker who retired recently after 43 years with the NHS. Her care home ANP colleagues inscribed the...

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Paul Smith, Quality and Safety Lead

Tell us a little about your role I am currently working as Quality and Safety Lead with NHS Forth Valley’s Quality Team. It’s a great...

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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*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...

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!’...