Congratulations to our 2023 Apprenticeship Awards winners!

Patrycja Kozak, winner of the Rising Star award, celebrating with her colleagues on Coln Ward.

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week (6-12 February), the Apprenticeship and Widening Access team hosted their annual virtual GHC Apprenticeship Awards last Friday (10 February).

These annual awards are a celebration of our current and recently-completed apprentices and those who support them, and recognise all of their hard work, passion and commitment.

The Apprenticeship and Widening Access team would like to say a huge well done to all those who were nominated, a big thank you to those who nominated their colleagues, our judges, and congratulations to all our winners!


And the winners are…


  • Team Player Award

    Maisie Cuthbert – Apprentice Recruitment Assistant


  • Kindness Award

    Sabina Yakub – Wellbeing Line


  • Motivational Mentor Award

    Bethany Taylor – Clinical Psychologist, Wotton Lawn Hospital


  • Making a Difference Award

    Tom Lindsey – Finance Apprentice


  • Rising Star Award

    Patrycja Kozak – HCA at Cirencester Hospital

World AIDS Day – 1st December

World AIDS Day – 1st December

Friday 1 December is #WorldAIDSDay – a global campaign by the National AIDS Trust, which has been recognised on 1st December every year since 1988. Its aim is to support those living with HIV, remember those who have lost their lives to AIDS-related illness, secure the rights of people living with the condition and continue the fight to end the stigma surrounding HIV.

Children’s flu – it’s not too late to vaccinate!

Children’s flu – it’s not too late to vaccinate!

With Flu season now well underway, our School Aged Immunisation Team would like to take this opportunity to remind parents of the importance of protecting their children against the virus by ensuring they have their flu vaccination.

Trust presented with Defence ERS Gold Award

Trust presented with Defence ERS Gold Award

Representatives from Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust were extremely proud and honoured this morning to receive the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award from the Wessex Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (WRFCA), in recognition of its commitment and support for defence personnel.