July Week 4

Saturday 18th July

Hospital Trust handed health and safety award (Cotswold Journal)

Positive coverage of our recent RSPA gold award following press release issued by our Communications Team

Dangerous and confusing times (Echo) p11

Readers letters - online reaction to the misleading article about A&E earler in the week, where readers are expressing concern about access to ED in Cheltenham.

Sunday 19th July

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Monday 20th July

Unsung Heroes Series (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Positive interview with John Starr from our Maxillofacial Department - the first of a series of positive interviews with our staff as arranged by our Communications Team. Feature starts13 minutes into the programme.

Tuesday 21st July

Unsung heroes series (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Interviews with Medical Engineering's Steve Burnside (at approx 42 mins into the programme) talking about his role and later Nick Watson from our Mortuary Department (2 hours 13 minutes into the programme) talking about his role and eye retrieval. A positive article - the second in a series.

Baby remembrance services in Cheltenham and Gloucester this autumn (Echo)

Positive article regarding our 'So dearly loved, so briefly known' services following a press release issued by our Communications team.

Trust strikes Safety gold (Citizen) p25

Positive coverage of our recent RSPA gold award following press release issued by our Communications Team

Wednesday 22nd July

Unsung Heroes Feature (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Third in a week of positive interviews with our hospital staff - this one is with Amanda Brason from our Nuclear Medicine Department. Starts around 1 hour 40 mins into the Claire Carter Show programme.

Plans in hand to ease A&E hold-ups this coming winter (Echo & Citizen) p20

Article follows the recent HCOSC and discussion of our winter plan.

Hospitals failing to check discharged patients are safe (Citizen) 

Short national news item based on a Healthwatch England report into the discharging of vulnerable patients. 

Thursday 23rd July

Unsung heroes series (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Positive feature/ interview with our Medical Photographer Emily Arthur who talks about her role at the Trust as part of the series. As arranged by our Communications Team. Approx 11 minutes into the programme.

Services respect loss of babies (Echo & Citizen) p20

Positive article regarding our 'So dearly loved, so briefly known' services following a press release issued by our Communications team.

Friday 24th July

Unsung heroes series (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Interview with our Head of  Respiratory, Sleep and G.I. Physiology and Principal Clinical Physiologist Beverley Grey. Positive feature starts 50 minutes into the programme - as arranged by our Communications Team.

Grateful praise for the NHS (Citizen)

Readers letter praising the treatment the reader received at GRH.

Tweets of the week