August 2016 Week 1

Saturday 30th July

Gloucestershire Hospital doctor suspended for trying to sexually groom girl on-line (Gloucestershire Live)

See previous week

Sunday 31st July

Improvements still required for waiting times at Gloucestershire's A&E (Gloucestershire Gazette)

Follows a press release issued on Friday (see previous week's coverage)

Calls for 24 hour A&E hour A&E to be brought back... (Gloucestershire Live)

As before

Monday 1st August

Former MP says A&E crisis proves he was right to try and save Cheltenham in 2013 (Gloucestershire Live)

As before

Of interest: 'This is not a cost-cutting exercise...' (Wilts & Glos Std)

Focuses on the changes to the minor injury units

Well-known disctrict councillor Liz Peters talks about her battle with cancer (Stroud News and Journal) 

the councillor praises our CGH consultant Mr Hunt.

Tuesday 2nd August

Eye injections in 'inadequately clean' hospital room left patient blind in one eye (Gloucestershire Live) 

Article follows a press release issued by medical negligence lawyers, with comment from our spokesman as issued by our Communications Team.

Wednesday 3rd August

Of interest: New owner for... (Optometry Today) 

The site mentions the new owner is a former optometrist from our hospitals

Thursday 4th August

Lord Bathurst confirmed to be seriously ill in hospital (Wilts & Glos Std)

Brief article regarding a patient and supporter of our hospital charity. His wife has praised our staff in the article.

Friday 5th August

Will Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals be short of nurses after Brexit? (Gloucestershire Live)

Article follows an RCN press release. Features a statement as issued by our Communications team.

Antibiotics use (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Positive interview with our microbiologist Alan Lees on how we are reducing antibiotic use in our hospitals 2:09:00 in to the programme


@gloshospitals Outstanding care at A&E yesterday on referral from GP. Home again within 3hrs. Thank you all #NHSheroes #proudnurse

@gloshospitals excellent care&attention last night in ED, thank you. These staff need recognition xx

LibDem @paulcotswolds has said #Cheltenham hospital needs a 24hour A&E service to be brought back to solve waiting time crisis

Yes we need 24 hour A&E to be brought back to #Cheltenham Hospital to solve waiting time crisis via @GlosLiveOnline


Huge thanks to all on the Kemerton Ward for the prep, reboot and recovery care you gave me earlier in the week. Your level of professionalism and kindness was quite wonderful.

Rachel Dore reviewed Cheltenham General Hospital — 5 star
15 hrs ·  

Saved my life amazing place an fab staff to boot .

Alison Procter reviewed Cheltenham General Hospital — 5 star
12 hrs ·  

Amazing staff. Everybody sooo friendly!!!

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