January Week 3
Saturday 16th January
Birth Unit Celebrations (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)
Breakfast show special with presenter Dave Smith and journalist Spencer Evans as the journalist joins the celebrations at the Unit, as arranged by our Communications Team.
Echo's week in pictures (Echo) p18, 24& 25
Features three pages of photos of Junior Doctors during strike action.
Sunday 17th January
Monday 18th January
Junior Doctors strike (Citizen) p29
Full page photo feature of the strikes.
How long are A&E waiting times at Gloucestershire Hospitals this evening? (Citizen)
Short update looking at our live A&E waiting times where the longest wait was at GRH at 2 hrs 49 mins.
Tuesday 19th January
David Cameron thanks Gloucestershire Hospitals for supporting armed forces (Echo)
Follows a press release as issued by the Communications Team following the award presentation at no 10.
Birth unit making a splash to mark its fifth birthday (Citizen) p4
Positive full page article following the event (as promoted by the Communications Team)
Wednesday 20th January
Doctors' strike is cancelled (Citizen) p3
Short news item
Thursday 21st January
Pensioner's praise for hospital's five-start service (Echo) p3
Positive article following a great patient experience at CGH
See also: Comment - The NHS: There when we need it (Echo) p10
Editorial focused on above story - hugely supportive of our services
Friday 22nd January
Online reaction to Echo's top stories: Patient praises hospital... (Echo) p10
Seven online/ emailed responses to this story - all really positive feedback about our hospitals.