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Sweet Dreams are Made of This

Many people are feeling anxious during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and sleep is one of the first things to be affected. So if you or someone you know is struggling...

Help Save the Life of a Missing Person

NHS Forth Valley and Police Scotland have joined forces in a scheme to help trace vulnerable missing patients, such as those with dementia. It is available to everyone registered with...

A Fond Farewell to Kim

Kim Conroy, a District Nurse team leader, retired in January 2021 after a whopping 41 years’ service! Kim started her nursing career in 1979 as a student nurse in Forth...

Lyn’s Sweet Treats are Gone

Remember medical secretary Lyn Barron, who featured recently in Staff News for her skills in making tablet which she brought in every week to share with colleagues? Lyn has recently...

New Urgent Care Centre Opens

A new Urgent Care Centre has opened at Forth Valley Royal Hospital to support national changes to the way people access A&E services across Scotland. This new approach aims to...

Merry Fitmas

This string of cards has brought some added sparkle to the seminar room in ICU at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. They were designed by children in P1-P3 at Avonbridge...

Riding the Storm for Children in Need

A new song, written especially for NHS Forth Valley’s nurses’ choir, has raised more than £1,300 for this year’s Children in Need appeal. Called ‘Ride the Storms’, the song,...

Scotland Rugby Team Thank ‘Real Heroes’

A Scotland rugby jersey signed by the squad who beat Wales 14-10 at Llanelli in October 2020 is to be framed and auctioned off to raise funds for NHS...

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...

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Heather Riddoch, Senior Charge Nurse, ITU

What attracted you to work in intensive care? Following a placement in High Dependency during my training I instantly knew this was the type of...

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...

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!’...