Nursery Nurse Heads Down Under

Nursery nurse Linda Mellon has headed ‘Down Under’ after 23 years with the NHS in Forth Valley, where she has cared for more than 100,000 children and their families.  Staff in the Children’s Ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital said […]

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Songs for Someone New

A new website, which contains audio clips designed for parents to listen to during pregnancy, has been developed following research which suggests that fetuses can hear sounds as young as 16 weeks gestation. The audio clips have been compiled by […]

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Music Project Helps Patients With Dementia

Families across Forth Valley who care for a relative or friend with dementia, are being encouraged to help them create a ‘Playlist for Life‘ featuring some of their favourite music. This could be songs from a wedding, a 21st birthday, […]

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Investing In New Equipment

A new state-of-the-art CT scanner is to be provided at Forth Valley Royal Hospital as part of a five year capital plan to improve healthcare premises and replace medical equipment across NHS Forth Valley. Other equipment such as ultrasound scanners, […]

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Going Into Hospital? Remember to Bring Your Medication

People across Forth Valley are being encouraged to remember to bring in ALL their prescribed medications including inhalers, when they are admitted to hospital. This helps the doctor obtain an accurate list of your medicines and make decisions on the […]

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In Memory of Mum

Two sisters have presented a cheque for £2,000 to the Renal Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in memory of their mother, Kathleen Cassidy, a patient for 15 years. Geraldine Lawrence and Maria Cassidy organised a charity disco night to […]

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