May 2016 Week 3
Saturday 14th May
Thank you poem for staff at hospital (Echo) p10
Readers letter in praise of the team in the Oncology unit at CGH
Dementia is campaign's focus of week (Echo) p7
Mentions displays and knitting bee following press release as issued by the Communications Team
Sunday 15th May
Monday 16th May
Have say on experience (Echo) p8
Healthwatch calls for patients to share their experiences of leaving our hospitals
Tuesday 17th May
New Era Campaign calls for more help for survivors (Citizen) p25
Article focuses on aftercare for people who have had a stroke following discharge from our hospitals.
I have Cancer And my life is really good (Citizen) p12 - 13
Positive article about how for one patient a diagnosis of cancer changed her life for the better. Mentions her thanks to 'our wonderful NHS and my amazing medical team Mr Hunt, Dr Elyan and all the fantastic nurses'.
Wednesday 18th May
Surgeon 'delighted' at X-ray equipment (Stroud News and Journal) p6
Our Consultant Surgeon Sarah Vestey is quoted in the article covering the donation of equipment by the Stroud League of Friends.
What has research done for us? (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)
Prof Hugh Barr talks about clinical trials at our hospitals and the event at the University of Gloucestershire in the run up to International Clinical Trials Day
Thursday 19th May
Put county at the forefront of new nursing support training scheme (Echo) p11
MP Alex Chalk's column - highlighting our role as a top employer for the county, how we have to recruit overseas and his role in backing The University of Gloucestershire to be a nursing associate pilot training site.
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Friday 20th May
Breakthrough reached in Junior doctors contract disputes after strikes... (Citizen)
Article follows the new proposal regarding junior doctors contracts and pictures many of our colleagues on the picket line at GRH
@siany1974@GlosCCG the whole process from turning up at A&E (majors), ward 5b and seen by a consultant very quickly. Excellent service