Keren “Always Late But Well Worth The Wait!”

Known for her failure to keep to time and her legendary computer skills (or not!) Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Keren King recently retired from NHS Forth Valley.

Her farewell cake iced with the words ‘Always Late but Worth the Wait’ was one of many gifts showered upon her by colleagues who described her as a caring professional consultant, valued by patients and staff alike.

Dr King joined NHS Forth Valley in 2002 and worked at Westbank in Falkirk then in Stirling. She also spent time at the Royal Scottish National Hospital in Larbert during her training.

Kathy O’Neill, General Manager for Primary Care and Mental Health services, who gave a presentation at Keren’s retirement tea, said care and compassion had always been central to the way Dr King had worked and she would be missed for her kindness and support. She was also someone with a keen interest in holistic, person-centred care and was known for her playful, wicked sense of humour.