July 2016 Week 4

Saturday 23rd July

10 cases of FGM recorded in Gloucestershire in the past year (Gloucestershire Live) 

With comment as issued by our Communication Team

Cricket Gloucestershire stars show support for 'Hit cancer for six' campaign (Wilts & Glos Standard)

Our Charity Focus and our Oncology staff pose for pictures with cricketers to help raise awareness about their new fundraising campaign as part of the Cheltenham Cricket Festival.

Sunday 24th July

Gloucestershire NHS urges public to save emergency departments for serious and life-threatening conditions this summer (Gazette)

Follows a joint press release issued by the NHS community with a quote from our ED lead Tom Llewellyn.

Monday 25th July


Tuesday 26th July


Wednesday 27th July

Of interest: Stroud Minor Injuries Unit - fight to save service... (Stroud News & Journal)

Mentions the pressures on A&E at GRH

Thursday 28th July

NHS specialist... is struck off (Mail Online)

A former employee is struck off following a Tribunal.

Friday 29th July

Gloucestershire Hospitals FT agrees A&E action plan with NHSI (NHE)

Coverage follows press releases issued by the NHSI and our Communications Team.

Gloucestershire hospital trust continues to miss A&E targets (BBC)

As above

A&E crisis in Gloucestershire as patients wait too long (Gloucestershire Live)

As above

Patient waiting times in Gloucestershire to fall as NHS Improvement provides extra support (Wilts & Glos Standard)

as above


Such sad news, her legacy will live on at our Trust #hellomynameis RE twitter.com/BBCNews/status…

Doctor Kate Granger dies after hitting £250k cancer charity goal bbc.in/2apgSyE pic.twitter.com/EczBfywmej

Give your hospital a score: your experience as a carer for a person with dementia. Visit ow.ly/cXaJ302ozAC#ca… pic.twitter.com/uisZPVxITV

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Over £6,000 has been raised through #HitCancerforSix! Thank you @Gloscricket @brewindolphin & everyone who supported pic.twitter.com/p6j5OC2bQu

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We are now collecting feedback from our A&E patients >24hrs following treatment as part of the Friends & Family Test bit.ly/2aMHjea



Jan Marshall reviewed Cheltenham General Hospital — 5 star
54 mins ·  

Excellent facility and wonderful staff. We're in awe of them. Bless our NHS, we are so lucky to have them.

Putting my faith in mr james morris surgeon tomorrow to resolve my wife hayley problem. Hoping that the operation goes well. You've all done a fantastic job so far ward 2b.

— feeling emotional.

We are hosting a neon party with hope of raising money for the Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity, as part of our NCS project. We visited the hospital last week and it made us realise how in need they are! It will be taking place on Thursday 4th August at Parkland's Community Centre (Wyman's Road, Cheltenham GL52 5PR) we would love if you would join us between 7:30-11pm! Tickets are only £3. Bring your friends! Under 18s only. Message me for more details/ to be added to the event's facebook page!



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