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...

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...

Jillian Taylor – Service Manager, Women & Children’s Directorate

What does your job entail? Oh dear I hope I get this right or my managers will wonder what I’m up to! My job is...

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’...

In The Spotlight – Moira Straiton

Moira Straiton, Department Manager, Corporate Portfolio Management Office (PMO) Tell us a little about your new role and why you are looking forward to it? I...

Ms Juliette Murray – Deputy Medical Director for Acute Services

Ms Juliette Murray – Deputy Medical Director for Acute Services What was it about NHS Forth Valley that encouraged you to apply for your post? It...

In The Spotlight – Carla Grzebien

Carla Grzebien, Senior Charge Nurse, Bo’ness Community Hospital Tell us a little about your current job I am Senior Charge Nurse in Ward 2 at Bo’ness...

In The Spotlight – Dr Claire Copeland

Tell us a little about your job I’m a Consultant Geriatrician - my day job is in stroke but I have a keen interest in...

In The Spotlight – Cathie Cowan, Chief Executive

Tell us a little about your career path Growing up on the south side of Glasgow I followed my sister into nursing and trained at...

In The Spotlight – Gillian Allan

Tell us a little about your current job I currently work as the Planning Team Coordinator within the Planning Department at Carseview House and have...

Cutting Waiting Times for Cataract Surgery

Waiting times for cataract surgery are being reduced and outpatient assessment clinics increased, thanks to the efforts of our ophthalmology team and additional funding...

MSK Team Turn Their Hand to Gardening

Green fingered staff across the organisation have been working hard to create a number of new garden areas. This includes the Westburn MSK team who...

Electric Vehicles Support Our Drive To Go Green

Transport has a significant role to play in reducing overall greenhouse gas emissions, as well as improving air quality levels, and is responsible for...