January 2016 Week 4

Saturday 23rd January


Sunday 24th January

Thanks to those who got mum home for Christmas (Wilts and Glos Std)

A readers letter praises care at CGH and Cirencester

Monday 25th January

Psychologist is appointed by cancer charity to help patients (Echo & Citizen) p18

Part of this article highlights our part in a bungee jumping event to raise money for our charity and Linc

Tuesday 26th January

Of interest: Soap helps shine the spotlight on mental health in mums (Echo) p20

Double page spread organised by 2gether, featuring Dr Sally Morgan who is based at GRH

'We think NHS is five-star too!' Gloucestershire patients inundate Facebook with Praise (Echo) online only

A follow up article highlighting the overwhelming feedback from Echo readers following a positive patient interview last week.

The way to keeping your people is to treat them like people (Western Daily Press) 

Positive full-page article regarding our approach to education, training and quality improvement as facilitated by our Communications Team. With quotes from our Head of Lifelong learning and one of our apprentices.

Wednesday 27th January

Presentation of machine to audiology department (Stroud News & Journal) 

Highlights the Stroud League of Friends donation to our audiology service in Stroud, with photo including Interim Audiology Manager for our hospitals Tony Hammond.

Free WiFi for the NHS (Yahoo Finance)

Mentions a company works with our hospitals amongst others.

Thursday 28th January

Cash strapped care homes send residents to hospital claims NHS boss (Stroud Life)

Article quotes our Chief Executive following an email he wrote to a local councillor. 

Gloucestershire Hospitals receive recognition in prestigious award (Wilts & Glos Standard)

News item follows press release as issued by our Communications Team - with quote from our Associate Director of HR Mike Seeley.

Friday 29th January

Stable talk with Sophie Leech (Citizen) 

The interviewee talks about her husband getting a disclocated shoulder and praises our Ed team at GRH who she described as 'brilliant'

Squeezed care homes send residents to A&E: NHS Chief (Citizen) p13

A longer version of the Stroud life piece above


'​We think the NHS is five-star too!' Gloucestershire patients inundate Facebook with praise po.st/cFp9ih via @GlosEcho

Looking to #fundraise or #volunteer for @gloshospitals Charity? We'd love to hear from you! fundraising@glos.nhs.uk pic.twitter.com/ZUxSDwYtfe

Last chance to apply for the Apprentice Healthcare Assistant vacancies for starting in May this year. Apply via NHS jobs by midnight tonight

Gathering #Spring things @LeverArts @gloshospitals #Drawing #Workshop with help of @uniofglos Illustration students. pic.twitter.com/HfP9yE8djN

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Thanks to a caring and professional team on Chedworth Suite and theatres yesterday in Cheltenham! 


Fascinating article about postpartum psychosis which has been in the news due to the recent Eastenders storyline: http://bit.ly/1SiOOtL
If you have any mental health concerns during or after your pregnancy, help is available so please talk to your midwife, GP or health visitor. More info on our maternity pages: http://bit.ly/1Ik7wcG

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