October Week 4

Saturday 24th October


Sunday 25th October


Monday 26th October

Exhibition coming to Gloucestershire Royal  (Citizen)

Trails the Keeping Abreast exhibition

Tuesday 27th October


Wednesday 28th October

Powerful portraits of women after breast surgery unveiled (Citizen)

Article in the Citizen about the Keeping Abreast exhibition. Includes quotes from our Chair Clair Chilvers.

50 women bear scars as part of exhibition (Western Daily Press)

As above

Bearing battle scars  (Daily Mail)

Article about the Keeping Abreast exhibition

Florida trip reactions (BBC Radio Gloucestershire)

Breakfast show interview, featuring Dr Frank Harsent at 8.30am but other interviews throughout the show from 7am. All discussing the FOI relating to the attendance of a number of staff at the IHI conference in Florida in December 2014.

NHS boss defends Florida trip (BBC Online)

References earlier BBC Radio Gloucestershire interview with Dr Harsent

This story was also on BBC Points West and BBC Radio Gloucestershir drivetime show

Thursday 29th October

NHS Boss took staff on trip to Florida (Citizen)

Article summarising the BBC Radio interview

£17k Staff Trip to Florida while health service struggles (Cotswold Journal)

As above

Friday 30th October

Florida - just what the Doctor ordered (Western Daily Press)

Tweets of the week

Just been to a totally inspiring @KAbreast exhibition @gloshospitals for @bbcpointswest - beauty is only skin deep pic.twitter.com/4KGqFvnALc

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The @gloshospitals Team are at the @BCUNursing Open Day! @BCUNursingTeam :) pic.twitter.com/uB8BqerUtv

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Meet 'John' chest drain body for trainee doctors @BBCGlos @gloshospitals Gloucestershire Chest Fund pic.twitter.com/ba6dJlBEiG

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Really grateful for support from the vascular team @gloshospitals provided to ITU @GWH_NHS today. So helpful & great to work with