March 2016 Week 1

Saturday 27th February


Sunday 28th February


Monday 29th February

Of interest: Jack's miracle story... (Echo & Citizen) p6&7

Article following a press release regarding our Organ Donation Committee and their work to get more people on the OD register by working with Gloucester Rugby. (see also BBC Radio Gloucestershire Broadcast on the Richard Atkins programme)

Nursing recruitment (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Localising a national story regarding nursing shortages, including an interview we provided regarding our overseas nursing campaign, plus local MP Richard Graham talking about growing our own talent through links with the Uni of Gloucestershire.

Spectralis Donation  (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Following a press release as issued by our Communications Team 

Tuesday 1st March 

Gloucester MP Richard Graham calling for county to train new nurses (Citizen) p6

A look at training in the county and a proposed solution to nurse training

Leap year babies born in GRH (Citizen) p4

Photo-led piece with new parents - as organised by our Communications Team.

See also: Happy Birthday... (Echo) p8&9

As before

Wednesday 2nd March

Little leaplings are making rare date a bit more special (Citizen) p23

As before

Thursday 3rd March

Clear vision for future screening (Echo) p12

Positive article following press release issued by our Communications Team regarding a donation from the Gloucestershire Eye Therapy Trust.

Gloucestershire hospital A&E waiting times 'disappointing' (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

News item following Monitor announcement that they will be working with us to help us meet our ED targets.

Health regulator to investigate Gloucestershire hospitals over repeated failings to improve A&E departments (Wilts & Glos Std)

As above

Investigation opened by Monitor... (Heart 96-107)

As above

Hospitals under investigation after failing to improve A&E waiting times (ITV News)

Friday 4th March

Waiting time worries trigger hospitals probe (Citizen) p9

News article following Monitor announcement that they will be working with us to help us meet our ED targets.

Fifth of hospital Trust's staff abused or assaulted (Echo & Citizen) p37

News item based on our Staff Survey responses 


Amazing work from the Max facial Doctor @ gloucester hospital tonight stitching his mouth, made @bobbiedale_ gorgeous as ever 

Thanks to @PiedPiperAppeal for our new kitchen in the playroom at the Children's Centre..many happy hours ahead!

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Our Consultants Rob Johnston and Roswell Martin have been recognised nationally for their contribution to clinical research! @OfficialNIHR

Investigation opened by @MonitorUpdate over concerns people waiting too long at @gloshospitals' A&E #HeartNews

@HeartGlosNews @MonitorUpdate @gloshospitals 1st off they need to target people who use A&E instead of their own doctor! That can't help!

insomnia and the busiest day ahead in Gloucester on the first day of the 3rd BBC Doc on ‘Dangerous Dogs’. I feel like laughing hysterical


@professorgreen could you pop and see us on our night shift at Cheltenham General Hospital?! Please ✌🏼

Amazing amt #£12k raised @BrunsdonLLP 4 paediatric Oncology @gloshospitals #playroom #its4thekids @GlosCitizen

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Our consultants Rob Johnston and Roswell Martin have been recognised by the NIHR Clinical Research Network for their personal contributions to the successful delivery of their first commercial trial!

Research trials are very important because they offer early access to new treatments to patients who have often reached the limited of what is available to treat their condition.

We are really proud of this accolade and it is great to see that once again clinicians from our hospitals have been nationally recognised for their efforts in delivering research trials to their patients.

Irene Baynham-Jones
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Gloucestershire Royal Hospital added 3 new photos.
Published by Sarah Brown · 16 hrs ·  

Did you get a taste of the 70's at Foster's Restaurant at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital today? Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!

Let's hope other trusts follow suit!

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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