June Week 2

Saturday 6th June

My huge thanks to hospital staff (Echo) p10

positive patient experience at Dixton Ward at CGH. Patient says: "Without exception everyone I came into contact with was kind, considerate and caring."


Sunday 7th June


Monday 8th June


Tuesday 9th June


Wednesday 10th June

No u-turns on A&E overnight cutback, NHS tells town MP (Echo) p4

Political correspondent Jack Maidment interviews MP Alex Chalk following a meeting with our Trust. Article includes a comment from a Trust spokesman.

Good news on hospital (Echo editorial) p10

Further to the article above, the editor states 'It is bizarre that a thriving town like Cheltenham does not have a 24 hour, fully functional A&E department.' The editor also encourages the MP saying: 'he should not give up on full restoration of A&E in Cheltenham'.

Staying with loved ones in hospital (BBC Radio Gloucestershire) 

Presented Anna King 

Investigation underway into A&E waiting times in Gloucestershire (ITV News)

News item following press release issued by Monitor

Breaking: Investigation launched... (Echo) 

as above

Thursday 11th June

Investigation launched into Gloucestershire Hospitals (Gazette)

News item following press release issued by Monitor

Hospital waiting times in Cheltenham and Gloucester 'routinely not met' (BBC)

As above - on BBC Radio Gloucestershire and online

Downgrade to stay permanent at NHS investigation begins (Western Daily Press)

As above

Friday 12 June


Tweets of the week