January Week 1
Saturday 2nd January
Unusually quiet start to a year for county's midwives (Citizen) p7
Full page photo story with photos of new babies and their parents at GRH and Stroud, with quote from our lead Midwife Eirlys Meadows.
Sunday 3rd January
Monday 4th January
People in the news (Citizen) p23
Photos including one taken at Stroud Maternity Unit
Baby James is best way for couple to welcome in New Year (Citizen) p33
Short, positive photo story
We salute staff at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (Citizen)
Using an old picture gallery of photos the paper has taken at our hospitals over the year.
Tuesday 5th January
Junior doctors will go on strike as talks fail (Echo & Citizen) p23
News story features comment from a Trust spokesman.
Wednesday 6th January
Long waits for patients at GRH A&E this morning (Citizen)
Short article based on our A&E waiting times pages.
'Very busy' NHS in Gloucestershire reveals new plans to cope with winter pressures (Echo)
As above and below
Thursday 7th January
Air Ambulance attends more local jobs... (Bath Echo, Glos Echo, Citizen) p23
Article regarding the air ambulance service
Emergency patients at CGH waiting over an hour to be seen (Echo)
An update on the waiting times at CGH - 78 minutes. It does however flag up alternative treatment options.
Waiting times soar at GRH (Citizen) p1&2
Article reports that patients have been waiting up to five and a half hours at GRH for treatment at A&E - features our statement and alternative options following a community-wide press release issued by the CCG.
My hospital care was wonderful (Echo) p10
Positive patient experience of care on Snowshill Ward, CGH.
Friday 8th January
Choir takes Cathedral promise (Citizen) p13
News item looking about a fundraiser for Hope for Tomorrow - refers to Dr Sean Elyan.
Opportunities vital to whole generation (Echo/ Citizen) p14&15
The launch of the paper's apprenticeship campaign, with photo of last years winners, including our staff.