September Week 4

Saturday 19th September

Screening proved a life-saving decision (Swindon Advertiser)

Positive article following 25th Anniversary celebrations. Photo and interview provided by our Communications team.

Church service for NHS staff (Echo) p25

Church service for NHS staff short news item following previous press release as issued by the Communications Team.

Hospital visit (Citizen) p11

Poem written by a reader about the new tiolet facilities in The Atrium.

Thank you for the health care (Citizen) p10

Positive patient feedback regarding the care received at GRH, mentions ward 3A, James Craig,  Dr John Kendall and other staff.

Walk for Wards in Cirencester Park to raise money for Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity (Echo)

Follows a proactive press release as issued by our Communications Team

Sunday 20th September


Monday 21st September

Hope for Tomorrow launch (BBC Points West)

Princess Anne visited the new Mobile Chemo Unit at CGH. Our Chair and Chief Executive appeared in the background footage.

Tuesday 22nd September

Figures reveal the NHS hospitals which watchdogs probe most (Telegraph) 

The most complained about hospitals are listed in the article - further down all hospitals are categorised and we are listed here ranked 135.


Princess Anne praises the work of three Gloucestershire charities during royal visit (Citizen & Echo) 

The royal guest visited the new Mobile Chemo Unit at CGH. The Echo article also features a photo with our Chair and Chief Executive in the background.

Wednesday 23rd September

Staff at Gloucestershire Royal Royal Hospital receive special gifts of thanks from patient (Citizen)

Phoos sent in from the Comm Team following generous gifts to staff on Ward 4B - negative comments from two readers about the ward in reaction to the story.

NHS staff applauded at awards ceremony (Echo & Citizen) P20

Article on our staff awards with photo of our Chief Executive. Follows press relelasde as issued by our Communications Team.

Sponsored walk aids hospitals  (Echo & Citizen) P20

Article regarding our Walk For Wards charity fundraiser follows press release as issued by our Communications Team.

Thursday 24th September

Being a teenager is hard enough without getting cancer (Echo)

Positive patient experience (mentions treatment at GRH)

Rise in number of complaints about hospitals (Echo) p25

A balanced article looks at a rise in the number of complaints following a national article. Features a quote from our Chief Executive.

Friday 25th September

UK's largest management body announces ILM learners of the year (Re:Locate Magazine)

Highlights our Library Manager Lisa Riddington who has been awarded this accolade.

Tweets of the week

Big thanks to the staff at Chelt A&E tonight who patched up my son. Burger and chips got him smiling again once back home ;) @gloshospitals

"My 2 1/2 year old loved looking at the books and the familiarity of them put a smile on his face - thank you" said a parent @gloshospitals

How lovely! A patient at @gloshospitals was so delighted with her care, she sent flowers to all staff on ward 4B.

Come to Foster's Restaurant at Gloucestershire Royal for local produce from Over Farm 'til 3pm #BritishFoodFortnight

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Congrats to our Library Team's Lisa Riddington who's won a ILM Learner of the Year Award

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