Month: August 2018

HEALTHY LEVELS OF PATIENT SATISFACTION AT FORTH VALLEY ROYAL HOSPITAL

An overwhelming majority of patients are rating their experience of care at Forth Valley Royal Hospital as highly positive. The latest Inpatient Experience Survey, published by Scotland’s Chief Statistician this week, reveals that 86% of patients at the Larbert hospital…

PLANS AFOOT FOR MORE CHANGING PLACES TOILETS ACROSS FALKIRK DISTRICT

More Changing Places toilets are in the pipeline in Falkirk district after two such facilities were opened at the Mariner Leisure Centre in Camelon and Grangemouth Sports Complex in recent weeks. A campaign by MSPs Michael Matheson and Angus MacDonald…

CYCLE ROUTES IN THE FRAME FOR NEARLY £7MILLION

Cycling routes across Central Scotland will be among those to benefit from an extra £3.9million in Scottish Government investment. Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has more than doubled funding for Scotland’s National Cycle Network to make it easier and safer for…

MATHESON ANNOUNCES EXTENSION TO FREE BUS PASS SCHEME

Families in Falkirk district with young disabled children are set to benefit from an extension to Scotland’s concessionary travel scheme. Michael Matheson, the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, announced the expansion as he confirmed that everyone over 60…