December Week 5
Saturday 26th December
Sunday 27th December
Monday 28th December
Celebrating these special arrivals (Citizen) p 2, 3 & 5
Positive three page photo based feature on new babies across our hospitals with quotes from Midwife Nikki Delport-Riches and Lead Midwife Eirlys Meadows.
Little bundles of joy weigh in (Echo) p3
Half page photo story of new babies in our hospitals.
Jack's family so grateful to his life-saving donor (Citizen) p13
Full-page article highlighting the OD register and our OD Committee - with quotes from varieous committee members as supplied by our Communications Team.
Santa visit cheers poorly children (Echo & Citizen) p17
Half-page photo story following visit to our Children's Ward
Cheltenham FC visits Children's Ward (Echo) p22
Photos of the football club player's visit to our Children's Ward.
Tuesday 29th December
Of interest: Patients' transport service needs improving: watchdog (Citizen) p9
Healthwatch Gloucestershire calls for improvements to the Arriva Transport Solutions service after hearing from patients who have missed or are late or appointments at our hospitals.
Pictures: New Year babies at GRH over the years (Citizen)
Wednesday 30th December
Hospital parking charge reduction called for by MP (BBC News)
News item looking at car parking charges, highlighting our CGH & GRH charges.
2015 ends on a hopeful note for those with prostate cancer (Telegraph)
Features a quote from Dr Sean Elyan.