June 2016 Week 4

Saturday 18th June

Evening of celebration held for staff working in Gloucestershire Hospitals (Gloucestershire Live)

An overview of our Staff Awards with photos and full list of winners.

Relatives want sick Bethanie Rowlands to be transferred... (Southern Daily Echo)

Article mentions the patient's family want her to be hospitalised closer to the Forest of Dean - mentions that she received treatment at GRH previously.

Of interest: Cardiac patients could be receiving the wrong type of treatment... (Swindon Advertiser)

Mentions anonymous GP data including our county.

Sunday 19th June

Real life: Jennifer Simms (Cotswold Style)

Four page feature on one of our Ward Sisters from CGH.

Monday 20th June

Five charged with defrauding more than a million pounds from hospital trust (ITV News)

Article highlights a fraud case due to go to court in August

Five charged with fraud offences worth more than £1M against Gloucestershire Hospitals (Gloucestershire Live) 

As above

Patients harmed due to shortage of NHS Beds Gloucestershire consultant claims (Gloucestershire Live)

A Nuffield Health Consultant calls on the government to 'halt the drive to slash the number of beds'. With comment from a REACH campaigner and Trust spokesman.

Lack of hopital beds harming patients, doctors warn (Wilts & Glos Std)

As above

Tuesday 21st June

Five charged with defrauding Gloucestershire Hospital Trust... (Bath Chronicle)

As above

Wednesday 22nd June


Thursday 23rd June


Friday 24th June

Charity yogathon at Cheltenham Festival to support cancer charities (Cricketworld)


@gloshospitals great care from a and e this evening Thank you all so much #5*****

Having to take the medicine I need from Cheltenham to Glos hospital myself seems a little bizarre. Surely they have supplies?



The best hospital I have ever stayed at all the staff at out patients and everyone that works their not forgetting ambulance staff go all the rubbish that they put up with you should all be proud of the whole team

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