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BABY BOXES BENEFIT 96% OF NEWBORNS

Scotland’s baby box has been given a new look in time for Mother’s Day. The new design was revealed this week as figures showed that 4173 families in Forth Valley have benefited from a baby box so far. The uptake…

BIG INCREASE IN NHS FORTH VALLEY STAFF NUMBERS

NHS Forth Valley’s workforce increased significantly last year as staff numbers across Scotland reached record levels. The number of full-time equivalent staff working for the local health board rose from 5,408 at the end of 2017 to 5,561 at the…

APPRENTICE NETWORK WILL INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the launch of Scotland’s Apprentice Network, which will help the next generation to discover the career opportunities offered by work-based learning. The network will link every high school in Scotland with a former…