December Week 4
Saturday 19th December
Sunday 20th December
Monday 21st December
9 in 10 hospitals face nursing shortage (Echo)
National story with a photo of our hospitals.
Star Lisa fits the bill to hand out pressies (Citizen) p2 & 3
Two page picture-led article following a visit to our Children's ward
This Robin's squad knows how to spread good cheer (Echo) p29
The football club visited Children in Gloucestershire Royal.
In pictures: Nurses at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (Citizen)
Old pictures of nurses taken over the years.
Tuesday 22nd December
Players spread Christmas joy (Citizen) p40
Rugby players visit our Children's Ward and delivers gifts.
Actress Lisa brings cheer to youngsters (Echo) p5
Nurse who wrote bogus prescriptions... (Daily Mail)
News item a former employee.
Nurse struck off... (Mirror)
Wednesday 23rd December
Festive gifts are what the doctor ordered (Citizen) p7
Picture story - local company brings in presents for children at GRH
Thursday 24th December
Giving the gift of life (Echo) p1 &4
Following a press release issued by the Communications Team and an interview with an OD beneficiary and his family - a positive article highlighting Organ donation, the OD register and our OD Committee.
Meet the Christmas Angels (Echo) p8
Photo-lead positive article as supplied by the Communications Team - highlights staff working across our hospitals over Christmas.
See also: Spare a thought for the worker (Echo) p10
Editorial regarding NHS staff working and the OD story.
See also: Hospital angels bring cheer to wards (Citizen) p4
Midwives are happy to stay on duty and take charge of special deliveries (Citizen) p5
As extention of the staff working over Christmas story featuring the midwives from Stroud Maternity Unit as arranged by our Communications Team. Positive full page feature and combined with the above makes up a double page spread.
Fleet firm ferries in Santa to hospital (Citizen) p20
A company brings in gifts for children at GRH
Its a time when tradition takes over (Citizen) p25
Features photos from the past at our Children's Centre
Friday 25th December