November 2016 Week 1

Saturday 29th October

I thought I was going to lose my arm (Gloucestershire Live)

Sunday 30th October

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Monday 31st October

Another hospitals Trust in special measures (BBC News)

Stroud district councillors request meeting with health chiefs (Stroud News and Journal)


Tuesday 1st November

Gloucestershire Hospitals Trust loses £44.8 MILLION from budget last year (Gloucestershire Live)

A&E & cancer treatment waiting times 'at risk' of deteriorating in Gloucestershire (Gloucestershire Live)

Wednesday 2nd November

All you need to know about the winter vomiting bug (Gloucestershire Live)

Thursday 3rd November

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Friday 4th November

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Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Published by Sarah Brown · 21 hrs ·  

World Radiography Day takes place on 8th November and marks the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895.

To mark the event, our Radiography team will be sharing information about X-Rays and raising awareness of radiography as a profession by manning an information stand in The Atrium on the 8th from 9-5pm.

Superintendent Radiographer (Education) Rebecca Howell explains:

"It’s an essential role within the hospital; diagnostic imaging plays a huge role in patient care and we work collaboratively with almost every clinical discipline within the trust as part of the patient pathway. Therapeutic radiographers play an essential role in the planning and delivery of radiotherapy. It is important to raise as much awareness for this role as possible. We'll be explaining what radiography is, why we do it, how it impacts on the patient and the hospital to help educate people and raise awareness for the role, hopefully sparking some interest."

There will be education board to look at at the stand as well as members of the Diagnostic Radiology team to provide information. There will also be some of the equipment the team use along with some examples of the types of imaging plus gift bags to give away provided by from the Society of Radiographers.

Find out more about the event at: www.sor.org

 

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