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


The amazing Chairs of the @gloshospitals and @Glos_CareNHS #hellomynameis

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Had to go to Cheltenham Hospital today for appt and apart from car parking I was very impressed with the staff and consultant 😃 #nhslove


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