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Biking for Bowel Surgery

Patients in Forth Valley due to undergo bowel surgery are now being given the opportunity to pedal their way to a speedier recovery by...

Glynis Is Still Smiling After 41 Years Service

NHS Forth Valley recently said goodbye to Glynis Mitchell who has retired after 41 years as a podiatrist. Her first post was with NHS...

In Memory of Jolene Patrick

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of 31 year Jolene Patrick on her daughter Emmeline’s first birthday. Jolene was a...

New Tree of Life

Patients with Covid-19 who were cared for in Ward A31 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are being recognised and remembered through a new Tree...

Keep Up-to-date with Your Health & Safety Training

Nursing staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital are being urged to make sure they are up-to-date with manual handling and violence and aggression training....

Precious Gifts for Caring Caroline

A teddy bear made from a number of NHS Scotland nursing uniforms was one of many gifts presented to Caroline Gill, NHS Forth Valley’s...

Crash Trolley Improvements

The Resuscitation Service has recently undertaken an update of crash trolleys across NHS Forth Valley. Improvements include a new documentation folder, contents list and...

Collette is Flying High

Most of us are keen to have a good work-life balance, spending time relaxing with friends and family, pursuing hobbies and generally winding down...

Stepping Out for Diabetes

Energy and Environment Assistant Tracy Gwynne has set herself a huge challenge, walking 1.7 million steps –the equivalent of Lands End to John O’Groats...

Get On Your Bike and Try the KitKat Ride

With many people piling on the pounds during lockdown by drinking too much, nibbling away at crisps and comfort eating out of boredom, Public...

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...

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...

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...

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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!’...