May 2016 Week 2

Saturday 7th May

Smartie stuff to help charity (Echo) p8

Our charity raises money in Sainsbury's in Cheltenham - with photo

Partnership's bid for nursing college moves a step forward (Citizen & Echo) p16

MP Richard Graham and University of Gloucestershire's Vice Chancellor are quoted regarding a bid for working with us to set up a technical college of nursing.

Sunday 8th May


Monday 9th May

Charity event held by Fownhope Bowls Club (Hereford Times) 

Fundraising for our special care unit

Tuesday 10th May

Student nurse in Gloucester waving flag for 'amazing' job (Echo & Citizen) p12 - 13

A student nurse is campaigning to raise awareness about what a rewarding career nursing is - she mentions she is just about to start a job in our neonatal unit at GRH.

Tuffley's Changing Creations group goes to Westminster (Citizen) 

A former patient who benefitted from art therapy in our hospitals (as an alternative to physio or depression groups) promotes her group and the benefits to Lord Howarth

Nurse died in A46 crash after 'very small error' on a bend in the road (Echo)

Follows an inquest into the death of a nurse from CGH.

Wednesday 11th May

Call to fund more services in county's NHS over weekends (Echo & Citizen) p15

Follows the last Board meeting and quotes our then-Chief Exec Dr Harsent regarding investment in seven day services

See also: Weekend effect may not exist (Citizen)

Of interest: Cotswold Councillor Paul Hodgkinson elected head of Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats (Stroud News & Journal)

The councillor is highlighted for having fought campaigns such as re opening A&E services 24/7 at CGH.

Thursday 12th May

Of interest: Student hopes to raise £7k for life-changing operation (Monmouthshire Beacon) 

Discusses not being able to get funding on the NHS or a local proceedure as no one is trained to do it in the county.

New £60,000 x-ray machine to boost Stroud Hospital's breast cancer treatment (Stroud News & Journal)

We are mentioned in relation to a portable x-ray machine in Stroud.

Show your love for the International Nurses Day today (Citizen) 

Of interest

College plan can help with health of care (Echo) p16

Article looking at the possible bid for a technical college partnetship between our hospitals and the University of Gloucestershire.

Friday 13th May



@gloshospitals Thx to amazing clever & caring staff in #Glos women's centre. Baby boy & mum doing well after epic 30hr labour

Again great care and service from GRH Othopedics on Friday night when I was rumming late for appointment very good and caring




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