Do You Have The #MissingType?

Eagle-eyed users of social media may have recently noticed a few letters seem to have disappeared from posts and tweets – but no need to adjust your screens, the missing type was deliberate and formed part of a new campaign […]

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New Website Helps Families Make Healthier Food Choices

A new online resource to encourage families to lead a healthier lifestyle has been launched by NHS Forth Valley.  ‘Focus on Your Family’ forms part of the Health Board’s popular ‘Choose to Lose’ website and includes new games, apps, recipes […]

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Positive Parenting

Parents from across Stirling held a special celebration event to mark their completion of a positive parenting programme. A total of 31 parents took part in the Thrive programme, a partnership between Stirling Council’s Adult Learning Team, Early Years family […]

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Fighting Flu

Over the next three months, around 24,000 primary school pupils in Forth Valley will be offered the flu vaccine. The vaccinations will be carried out during school hours with children in P1 – P7 being offered the nasal spray, Fluenz […]

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Pop Up Screening Clinics a Success

Health professionals are now evaluating the possibility of extending ‘pop up’ clinics for cervical screening to other areas in Forth Valley, following an extremely successful pilot project in Clackmannanshire. Special evening clinics at two GP practices, based at Clackmannanshire Community […]

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Pioneering Physios

Physiotherapy Practitioners working in two GP practices in NHS Forth Valley are proving a great success with patients, and freeing up more time for GPs to see complex cases. Based in the Kersiebank Medical Practice in Grangemouth, and at Bannockburn […]

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