MIIU Closures – 20 December 2022

December 20, 2022

Members of the Royal College of Nursing are taking industrial action on 20 December 2022. Due to staffing levels as a result of the strike, we will be unable to open all of the county’s Minor Injury and Illness units as normal.

Units open from 8am until 8pm with full staffing levels will be:

  • Vale (Dursley)
  • Cirencester
  • Lydney

Units with reduced staffing levels:

  • North Cotswolds – open from 8am until 2pm

Units closed:

  • Stroud
  • Tewkesbury

If you require advice on a minor injury or illness, please use the following options:

  • Visit 111.nhs.uk
  • Ring 111 (NHS 111)
  • Ring the local Minor Injury and Illness Unit phone line – 0300 421 7777 – to find out about the availability of services and the best unit to meet your needs.



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.