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Team of the Week – Eating Disorders Service

Team of the Week – Eating Disorders Service

Our *Team Of The Week* is our outstanding Eating Disorders Service which provides assessment and treatment for people with eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and other types of eating. Our service offers a...

Team of the Week – IAPT (Let’s Talk) team

Team of the Week – IAPT (Let’s Talk) team

Our Team of the week is our incredible Let’s Talk - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) team who provides support for adults across the county with mental health conditions such as depression, emotional wellbeing with a baby, anxiety, panic disorder,...

World Mental Health Day – 10 October

This Sunday is World Mental Health Day - a day recognised by the World Health Organisation on 10 October every year. This year's theme is Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality. On 10 October, it will have been more than 18 months since the start of the...

Team of the Week: Integrated Community Teams

Team of the Week: Integrated Community Teams

Our *team of the week* is our Integrated Community Teams (ICTs) who bring together community nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers and reablement workers to work as one team to serve a local area. These teams work alongside GPs to provide...

Stroud MIIU – Remember to Book Before You Visit

Due to ongoing refurbishment work the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit (MIIU) at Stroud is currently closed to walk-in patients. We are still experiencing people arriving as walk-in patients and the Trust is asking potential visitors to the MIIU to book by calling NHS...

Parents urged to protect their children against flu

Parents urged to protect their children against flu

As we enter the 2021-2022 flu season, the Immunisation Team at Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are reminding parents of the importance of protecting their children against the virus by ensuring they have their flu vaccination. Flu is not just a...

International Nurses Welcomed to Trust

International Nurses Welcomed to Trust

An international recruitment drive has led to 40 new nurses joining our Trust. The nurses, who are either already working in or due to arrive at our Community Hospitals, are all experienced, having previously worked in hospitals in locations including India, the...

Team Of The Week – Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team

Team Of The Week – Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team

This week our *Team Of The Week* is our outstanding Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team! They’re an integral part of the Mental Health Acute Response Service (MHARS) for the county and provide advice and support for those who need an increased level of care, due...

Stroke Unit at Vale highly commended by Community Hospital Association

Stroke Unit at Vale highly commended by Community Hospital Association

Vale Hospital in Dursley has been highly commended by the Community Hospitals Association (CHA) for their work setting up the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit. The unit – created in 2019 using 14 of the hospital’s 20 beds – was described as a ‘fantastic facility’ by judges...

World Suicide Prevention Day -10 September 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day -10 September 2021

We're raising awareness of suicide and suicide prevention as part of World Suicide Prevention Day 2021. World Suicide Prevention Day is held on 10 September each year by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Each year has a different theme and focus,...

New Chief Operating Officer for Trust

New Chief Operating Officer for Trust

Following a comprehensive national recruitment process, supported by NHS Executive Search, we are delighted to confirm that David Noyes has accepted our offer of the Chief Operating Officer post. David is currently the Chief Operating Officer (Southampton and County...

Join us at our AGM

Join us at our AGM

Our Annual General Meeting is being held on Wednesday 22 September, from 5 until 6pm. Please join us via Microsoft Teams to hear the latest Trust updates, including our response to the ongoing Covid pandemic and our financial position, as well as ask questions of our...

Team of the week: Post-COVID Syndrome Assessment Service

Team of the week: Post-COVID Syndrome Assessment Service

Our Team of the week is our incredible Post-COVID Syndrome Assessment Service – they are a new community-based service and they provide expert advice, guidance and support to people who experience ongoing COVID-19 symptoms that stay with them for more than 12 weeks....

Major Refurbishment at Stroud General Hospital

Major Refurbishment at Stroud General Hospital

Stroud General Hospital is to undergo a £2m refurbishment aimed at bringing the oldest parts of the Victorian building up to the standards required for 21st century healthcare. Jubilee Ward and the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit (MIIU) – which are both located in...

‘Life is good’ as a Volunteer Patient Representative

Kevin Mackenzie has recently been recruited into a volunteer position as a patient representative at Montpellier Low Secure Unit at Wotton Lawn Hospital in Gloucester. In this first-person piece he writes about his route to becoming a volunteer and how he's finding...

Immunisation ‘Catch-up’ Clinics

Our immunisation team is offering ‘catch-up’ clinics for children who missed their school-based vaccinations due to lockdown, or were simply absent from school at the time of their immunisations. We will be running clinics at community venues across Gloucestershire to...

Team of the Week: Let’s Talk (IAPT)

Team of the Week: Let’s Talk (IAPT)

Our Team of the Week is the Let's Talk team, also known as Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT). A fantastic team, they provide support for mental health conditions such as: Depression Emotional wellbeing with a baby Anxiety Panic disorder Post traumatic...

Endoscopy teams in Stroud and Cirencester celebrate accreditation

Endoscopy teams in Stroud and Cirencester celebrate accreditation

Cirencester and Stroud endoscopy units are celebrating after their fifth year of prestigious national accreditation. Both have received the seal of approval from the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) following a comprehensive written audit,...

Team of the Week: Recovery Team

Team of the Week: Recovery Team

Our Team of the Week is our amazing Recovery Team They provide a comprehensive community rehabilitation and recovery service for people aged 18-65 with severe and enduring mental illness, who have complex needs. They help service users to function as well as possible...

Tewkesbury Hospital receives award for Covid response

Tewkesbury Hospital receives award for Covid response

A brilliant collective response at Tewksbury Hospital to the Covid pandemic has been formally recognised by the Community Hospital Association (CHA). Work to support both colleagues and families through the repurposing of Abbey View Ward won the CHA’s Innovation and...

Trust Board approves plan for new Community Hospital in Forest of Dean

Trust Board approves plan for new Community Hospital in Forest of Dean

Plans for a new Community Hospital in the Forest of Dean took a major step forward last Thursday (July 15) when the Trust board approved the full business case for the project. The business case is now being shared with system partners for their consideration and...

Team of the Week: Health Visiting

Team of the Week: Health Visiting

Our team of the week is our Health Visiting Service - they support families with young children, working within local communities, utilising their extensive knowledge of local areas and their respective services. Health visitors are registered nurses or midwives; they...

Team of the Week: Facilities Team

Team of the Week: Facilities Team

Our Team of the Week is our incredible Facilities Team – they’ve worked tirelessly for us over the past year to support our colleagues and services during the pandemic. We have over 200 staff working in our Facilities Team across 48 sites in Gloucestershire. The team...

Progress on New Community Hospital in Forest of Dean

Progress on New Community Hospital in Forest of Dean

The final stages of preparation are underway for the construction of a new community hospital in Cinderford which is due to open in summer 2023. Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is preparing to submit a full planning application for the new 24-bed...

Deputy Lieutenant presents Trust with Veteran Aware accreditation

Gloucestershire Health and Care (GHC) NHS Foundation Trust was officially awarded its Veteran Aware accreditation yesterday (23 June) during a visit from one of the county's Deputy Lieutenants. Colonel Andy Hodson was "delighted" to present the accreditation on behalf...

Better Care Together – New Strategy Launched by Trust

Better Care Together – New Strategy Launched by Trust

A new five-year strategy has been officially launched by the NHS Trust which provides community health services in Gloucestershire. ‘Better Care Together: With You, For You’ is the strategy to be followed by Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust until...

HRH The Princess Royal Visits Trust

HRH The Princess Royal Visits Trust

HRH The Princess Royal has spoken to colleagues from our Trust about their work throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic. In a visit to Gloucester today (21 April), Her Royal Highness had conversations with nurses, allied health professionals, facilities colleagues,...

International Women’s Day 2021: Q&A with Sandra Betney

International Women’s Day 2021: Q&A with Sandra Betney

In celebration of International Women's Day 2021, we have interviewed women working within our Trust. In this interview, we sat down with Sandra Betney, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance, and asked her about her experiences as a woman working within the...

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