November Week 2

Saturday 7th November


Sunday 8th November


Monday 9th November

'We like to think it's a miracle' Cheltenham woman's remarkable cancer recovery (Echo) 

Patient thanks Dr Reed and the oncology department at Cheltenham General Hospital among others.

Awards to recognise NHS Staff (Citizen) p18

Short news item flagging up the staff awards on Thursday this week.

'I may never play again - Hospital missed chance to catch dangerous clot' (Citizen) p1, 6

Negative patient experience interview

Talented footballer may never play again... (Mirror)

as above

'I would be gutted if I could never...' (Western Daily Press) 

As above

Tuesday 10th November

Improvement plan put in place to shorten A&E waiting times (Citizen) p16

Short factual news artticle looking at Monitor's recent announcement regarding our ED waiting times. Quotes MP Richard Graham and uses a statement from a Trust Spokesman.

Plan launched to shorten A&E waiting times (Echo) p8

As above

Keep the winter sniffles at bay (Echo & Citizen) p23

Health and wellbeing section focussed on coughs and colds. Mentions antibac gels at hospitals

Wednesday 13th November

Lighting up village to remember babies (Echo) p3

Near full page article regarding a young wooman whose son was treated at GRH and is now raising money for our neonal unit.

Thursday 14th November

Fantastic NHS got me mobile (Citizen) p10

Readers letter praises care at Cheltenham General hospital following a knee operation

Sex assault on disabled woman outside hospital (Citizen) p2

Short news item following a statement issued by the local police

Friday 15th November

More doctors will help reduce waiting times (Citizen & Echo) p10

A reder comments on the Monitor article earlier in the week.

Tweets of the week

Help us protect patients: Don't visit hospital if u've been in contact with someone with diarrhoea/vomiting in last 3 days #CombatNorovirus

Been admitted to Gloucester hospital will be off the grid love you guys