The work of our Medical Physics Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital was praised following an assessment in November 2014. No corrective or preventative actions were raised and the Auditor was very complementary about the department and highlighting that it… read more →
Patients across Forth Valley are benefiting from new ways of working which have seen NHS Forth Valley drivers becoming multi-skilled. The streamlined service, which has just received a prestigious national award, has resulted in additional specimen uplifts at 51 health… read more →
Congratulations to the Practice Pilot Prescribing Project (PPPP) team who won the award for Innovation in Prescribing Quality at the Scottish Pharmacy Awards 2014. The PPPP project was developed to support delivering prescribing improvements in up to four local GP practices… read more →
NHS Forth Valley won the story board competition at the 2014 Scottish Patient Safety Programme Conference for their all “aBoard” theme which highlighted the patient safety journey.
Falkirk Community Hospital was given a clean bill of health for infection control, following an announced visit by the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate (HEI) in May 2014. It is the first time that HEI has made a first inspection which has… read more →
Nicola Henderson, NHS Forth Valley Dietitian and Chair of the British Dietetic Association’s (BDA) Specialist Nutrition Advisory Group for Older People, received the BDA Specialist Group of the Year 2014 award at the BDA Annual Awards Ceremony in June 2014.… read more →
Two NHS Forth Valley dietitians have won a prestigious award for their use of desktop software to increase patient-facing time. Nicola Henderson and Caroline Ritchie are to receive the Dame Barbara Clayton Award for Innovation and Excellence in Dietetic Practice… read more →