November Week 3

Saturday 14th November

Vomiting bug on rise in hospitals (Citizen) p9

The local paper has incorrectly reported on restricted visiting at our hospitals in this short news item.

Sunday 15th November


Monday 16th November

Health alert on taking antibiotics (Echo & Citizen) p19

News item lifted from our staff Magazine Outline (incorrectly names us Gloucester NHS Trust) however raises awareness of our staff's activities across this week (Antibiotic Awareness Week) and quotes Dr Alan Lees.

Hospital is set to provide surgery (Echo & Citizen) p18

Short news item regarding the commissioning of our services at Cirencester hospital.

WiFi going live in our hospitals (Citizen) p9

Short news item regarding SmartCare lifted directly from our Staff magazine Outline.

Tuesday 17th November


Wednesday 18th November

Gloucestershire's inspirational healthcare heroes honoured at award ceremony (Stroud News and Journal) 

Positive news feature following the Staff Awards with photo gallery and full overview of the winners and the night - follows press release issued by the Communications Team.

Gloucestershire NHS launch ASAP campaign (Stroud News and Journal)

Article follows a joint press release issued by GCCG

Thursday 19th November


Friday 20th November

Survey on hospital discharges finds areas for 'further improvements' (Citizen) p8

News item based on a new report issued by Healthwatch Gloucestershire on patient's experiences of leaving hospital.

Two Vital Energi projects named as finalists (Bdaily) 

A project at our hospitals has been shortlisted in a national energy awards

Tweets of the week

Massive thanks to @gloshospitals staff today for making me feel at ease during my appointment and going the extra mile. Really appreciated.

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time @ Gloucester Royal Hospital Tower Block

Welcome to baby Hugo - the 2,000th baby to be born at our Aveta Birth Centre! Congrats Tristram & Anona van Lawick

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Interested in Sustainability? Read about what we're doing to address this important issue:

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NHS is awesome! CT scan Thursday evening, phonecall Friday eve, surgery on Saturday! Staff on Snowshill Ward CGH have been great 👍

Delighted that @gloshospitals has been shortlisted in the Integrated Technology category of the #ADEAwards



On an average day, we deliver 17 babies, perform 230 operations, see 130 children in clinic, run 3000 outpatient appointments, process 6000 pathology requests and see more than 330 patients in our emergency departments. 
As well as treating these many thousands of patients who come into our hospitals every year, we have a wider responsibility for health and wellbeing. Take a look at this short film about how we're committed to improving lives: