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On 19th June 2015 our Trust was rated as 'requires improvement' by the CQC.
Mum gives birth on car park floor with 40 hospital staff (Western Daily Press)
As per story last week.
Death of young boy who had swine flu is investigated (Citizen)
Article looks at the death of a young boy in Corby and mentions our appeal earlier this year for visitors with flu symptoms to keep away.
See also: Beware of flu symptoms (Echo)
Bid launched to open new health-focused university in Gloucester to train doctors and nurses (Citizen)
Article follows a joint announcement (Uni of Glos, our hospitals and MP Richard Graham) to submit a bid in October for a new college to be based at GRH.
The university inventors building world-changing businesses (Telegraph)
Looks at a futuristic headset developed with the support of our research team.
Of interest: North Tees delays phase 2 of TrakCare EPR (Digital Health)
We are looking for extraordinary people (Easy Recruitment Magazine)
Article regarding our approach to supporting reservists as provided by our Communications Team
Strike will not close casualties (Citizen) p12
news item regarding the junior doctors' planned strike action with quote from a Trust spokesman as issues by the Communications Team.
see also: Hospitals plan for walkouts (Echo) p13
Of interest: Doctors' strike is to oppose 'dangerous contracts' (Echo) p11
Dr Charlotte Walker gives her views on the action.
Grateful CGH patient thanks staff with a picture (Echo) p45
Positive patient experience article with photo of our staff and patients
Our A&Es at Gloucester & Cheltenham r busy tonight. Find alternative health services: Pls RT asapglos.nhs.uk pic.twitter.com/dr2C4p4UnG
Thanks to @AlexChalkChelt and service user Anna for visiting us on Friday to meet midwives at our Aveta Birth centre pic.twitter.com/n0x2LTIvu3
@gloshospitals staff turned fast & furious in the Forest last Sunday for the @FoDHalf! For the full story visit: bit.ly/1q06OyX
Are you a school leaver who is interested in a career in nursing? We're looking for Apprentice Healthcare Assistants to help us deliver high quality care for our patients. Healthcare Assistants play a vital role, and under the supervision of experienced staff members, learn many skills including taking a patient's temperature, pulse, respiration rate and blood pressure. If you're friendly, caring and sensitive with the confidence to communicate to patients and other healthcare professionals, we want to hear from you! Come and join #TeamGlosHospitals More: http://bit.ly/1VEco6a
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Do you have any toys or children’s books that you can donate to help raise money for our hospital?
The Friends of Gloucestershire Royal Hospital are currently organising their second fundraising fete which will be held outside the Atrium (main entrance) at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on Saturday 2nd July and are looking for donations that they can sell on a toy store at the event.
Liz Hughes is helping to organise the event:
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