May 2016 Week 1

Saturday 30th April

World's first ever mobile Chemotherapy unit stops off at Cirencester Tesco for Fundraising appeal (Wilts & Glos Std)

Coverage of the fundraising event for a replacement vehicle, with quote from Julie Ford, senior sister at Cheltenham oncology centre.

Wedding held in Gloucester Hospital so bride's father could give her away before death (Citizen) p1 & 5

Another positive article focussing on the wedding at GRH, with the bride praising staff on ward 8b, our palliative doctor Catherine Morrison and our hospital Chaplain John.

See also: Stroud dad overjoyed... (Stroud News & Journal)

Echo's Week in pictures (Echo) p37

includes a photo of junior doctors on the picket line outside CGH

Online reaction to the Echo's top stories (Echo) p11

Two readers responses to the REACH campaigner's appeal to have full A&E services at CGH

Sunday 1st May


Monday 2nd May

Royal award for cancer care (Echo) p22

A follow up article regarding the Queens Award for Hope for Tomorrow with quote from our Medical Director Dr Sean Elyan

Tuesday 3rd May

Of interest: Chance to join health forum (Echo & Citizen) p23

Information about the Forest of Dean Health Forum event on July 2nd in Lydney, with representation from our hospitals

Heath in short (Citizen) p13

Following the recent Junior Doctors strikes MP Richard Graham praises our Trust for dealing so well with the strikes

Wednesday 4th May

'Patients at risk' as staff face hour-long waits to park at NHS hospitals in Gloucestershire (Echo) p4

Nurses at GRH highlight their concerns regarding parking for staff.

See also: Parking Chaos (Citizen) p4&5

'Fortunate' NHS Trust in Bristol predicts difficulty in 2016 (BBC News) 

News article highlights GHNHSFT as being one of only two Trusts in the South West to be operating with a surplus at the end of the financial year.

Queens Award for innovative charity (Stroud News & Journal) p14

Article covers the accolade and quotes our Medical Director Dr Sean Elyan.

Thursday 5th May

Law firm donation helps cancer patients (Worcester News) 

Refers to a donation to Hope for Tomorrow - we are mentioned as jointly running the service.

Police and fire services called to boy on roof of GRH building (Citizen)

Friday 6th May



We're supporting the WHO Save lives: Clean your hands day in our hospitals - @DidierPittet

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Simulation training helps us to make improvements! Find out more about Dr Stewart's project:

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"My storyteller was very funny & interesting. He had some real good jokes. I liked it a lot" 11yr old @gloshospitals

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Inviting you to celebrate the @gloshospitals charity's good news & all those involved in making it a success! News:

Deafness isn't just about not being able to hear, it's about communication. Break down communication barriers by being deaf aware #DAW2016

Gloucester Royal Hospital today: no beds no staff or visitor parking - get back to the day job Jeremy Hunt MP and stop playing #politics





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