March 2016 Week 5

Saturday 26th March

So grateful for wonderful care (Citizen) p10

Positive patient experience following intensive care treatment at GRH, shared in letter to the paper

Sunday 27th March

Gloucestershire NHS Trust sued after twin dies following late cesarean (Citizen & Echo)

Article follows a report to our public board regarding the work of our legal team.

Poorly children at GRH given easter eggs by local business (Citizen & Echo) p18-19

Photo-story following visit from a local business

Egg-citing delivery joy (Citizen) p6

Eggs delivered to children's ward at GRH from another business

Monday 28th March

Hospital stay was an eye-opener (Echo) p11

the Sports writer shares her positive experience of care in our hospitals and mentions several staff by their first names.

Tuesday 29th March 

Hospitals failures (Citizen) p9

Article follows the previous article on 27th and follows a report to our public board regarding the work of our legal team.

see also: Hospitals settle 42 legal in total of 15 months (Echo) p7

As above

The big picture (Citizen) p2-3

Large photo of GRH site taken from the air.

Don't use A&E unless it's vital (Echo) p29

Short news item following a tweet from our Communications Team regarding our busy ED

Wednesday 30th March

Document suggests  Trusts will recruit HCAs to cover nursing gaps (HSJ)

Article follows item in our public Board Meeting

Thursday 31st March

Late husband's care 'excellent' (Citizen) p10

Letter from the wife of a former patient who was treated by our Palliative Care Team at GRH and said: "Each person we have encountered has been kind, compassionate and extremely caring"

Health - In short... (Citizen) p12

Short news item highlighting our Comms Team retweeting a tweet issued by NHS England regarding and anti-smoking campaign

Friday 1st April





If it wasnt for nhs gloucester hospital, my family would be getting ready for my funeral #nhsisgreat @BBCGlos @bbcpointswest

10:50am · 26 Mar 2016 · Twitter for Android

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#JuniorDoctorsStrike - Sarah from Gloucester Royal Hospital at March for the NHS 12th March… @CheltAntiCuts @TheBMA

6:34pm · 24 Mar 2016 · Twitter Web Client


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Gloucester City players and officials visited the Children's Unit of Gloucestershire Royal Hospital this evening

6:33pm · 24 Mar 2016 · Twitter for iPhone



Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust added a new photo.
Published by Sarah Brown · March 30 at 7:40am ·  
Tony Fenech Congratulations both
Caroline Naen
Caroline Naen Well done Julie. x
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Samantha Bostock Julie Bryan smile emoticon