Day Medicine Department is the Pride of Forth Valley

The Day Medicine Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital were one of 15 ‘diamonds’ selected for the 2017 Pride of Forth Valley awards, organised by Central FM, when they won the NHS/999 Award. Pictured receiving the trophy are (left) Healthcare Support Worker, Jo Bradford and Staff Nurse Mary-Ellen Smith.

The Department was highlighted for the excellent care they provide, above and beyond the call of duty. They can see up to 50 patients a day making sure they are cheerful and welcoming from the first appointment to the last. This highly- skilled department are praised regularly by their patients.

The ceremony, which recognizes the fantastic achievements of unsung heroes across Forth Valley, was held at Airth Castle Hotel in November 2017.