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There will be a joint Seminar, followed by decision on the location of a new Community Hospital in the Forest of Dean at 2pm on Thursday 30 August 2018 at Forest Hills Golf Club, Mile End Road, Coleford, GL167QD


Both NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (GCCG) and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust (GCS) are committed to ensuring that the decision making process relating to ‘Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean (FoD)’ is open and transparent.

There will be a joint seminar held in public, starting at 2.00pm at Forest Hills Golf Club, Coleford between GCCG Governing Body and GCS Trust Board. Members of the Governing Body of GCCG and the Board of GCS will come together to receive information about the following:

* The outcome of engagement on the location of a new hospital
* Equality Impact Analysis
* Travel and Transport Analysis
* Citizens’ Jury process and recommendations

GCCG Governing Body and GCS Trust Board will then consider the information above as part of their own separate meetings.

Following on from the joint seminar, GCS will formally open their Board meeting and will consider the recommendations with a decision being made on whether to approve the recommendations, and will then close the meeting, after this item.

Thereafter, GCCG Governing Body meeting will formally open and consider the recommendations and make a decision on whether to approve the recommendations. The GCCG Governing Body will then continue the rest of its agenda.

Members of the public wishing to submit questions, should do so, using the normal business processes for Governing Body/Board meetings, in advance and in writing.

Only questions that have been submitted in advance and in writing will be responded to at the relevant board/governing body meeting.

Please send questions to the relevant organisation by Tuesday 9.00am on 28 August 2018.

Please send your questions to: Gloucestershire CCG – Christina Gradowski, Associate Director of Corporate Governance email Christina.gradowski@nhs.net

Gloucestershire Care Services – Gillian Steels, Trust Secretary email Gillian.Steels@glos-care.nhs.uk

Due to limited capacity at the venue, if members of the public would like to attend the joint briefing session or the individual board meetings, they are asked to contact the persons above. Seating will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.