February 2016 Week 2

Saturday 6th February


Sunday 7th February


Monday 8th February


Tuesday 9th February

Gloucestershire College donated almost £10,000 to charity (Echo)

...including a donation to our Oncology playroom at GRH via Pied Piper

Wednesday 10th February

Junior doctors strike across the south west (ITV West)

Uses a photo of a previous strike outside GRH

Deborah is new NHS Trust boss (Echo & Citizen) p15

Following press release issued by our Communications Team, short news item relaying new appointment

Nominate your NHS heroes for awards (Stroud News and Journal) p22

Short news item following press release issued by the Communications Team regarding a call for patients to nominate our staff for the Patient's choice award for our annual staff awards.

Disruption expected as junior doctors go on strike (Citizen) p2

Short news item with statement of reassurance as issued by our Communications Team.

Thursday 11th February

Junior doctors striking at GRH: staff leaving NHS over proposed contracts (Citizen) 

Update following the strike with quote as issued by our Communications Team

Junior doctors in Gloucestershire join strikes agains unsafe proposed new contracts (Echo)

(As above)

Friday 12th February

Doctors protest as Hunt to enforce contract (Citizen) p2

Protesters gathered outside GRH last night following the announcement.

Four in five NHS staff thought about leaving (Guardian) 

Article uses photo of our Junior doctors aoutside GRH


Many thanks to Gloucestershire College for their donation to Pied Piper for our Oncology Playroom! po.st/w7imt2 via @GlosEcho

Jr Drs strike: A&E @gloshospitals will remain open for life threatening or serious injuries bit.ly/1RgBohI pic.twitter.com/jH99SvyGBB

Looking to start a career in business and admin? We are recruiting an Apprentice Research Administrator More here: bit.ly/1RlavK5

Our A&Es are busy today - if you have a minor injury or illness check out your options at: asapglos.nhs.uk pic.twitter.com/uiczx0mCvw

Junior Doctors strike: Please attend your appointment tomorrow unless we’ve contacted you to advise otherwise bit.ly/1RgBohI

Recognise a member of staff who made a difference to you by filling out this online form: bit.ly/1UYjTT9 pic.twitter.com/JQcPB7Z8Bm 


Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Published by Kate Jeal · February 5 at 1:27pm ·  

We are pleased to announce that the Patient's Choice Award 2016 is now open for nominations.

Once again this year, we are giving patients and the public an opportunity to have their say and recognise the NHS staff who have made a difference to their lives. You can nominate any member of staff who looked afteryou during an out-patient visit, day treatment or longer hospital stay. http://bit.ly/1PWZcCo