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Gloucestershire Christmas Pharmacy Opening Hours

Gloucestershire Christmas Pharmacy Opening Hours

Over the Christmas and New Year period pharmacy opening hours across Gloucestershire will be different. Full details of Christmas and New Year Pharmacy open hours can be viewed here.

MBE for Jane Melton

A senior allied health professional from Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the MBE. Professor Jane Melton is Director of Therapies with the Trust, as well as Professional Lead for Allied Health Professionals with the One...

Norovirus and Flu Information for Visitors

We have confirmed cases of patients with flu at Cirencester Hospital, and norovirus at the Dilke, in the Forest of Dean. If you have relatives in those hospitals, you may be asked not to visit to reduce the spread of infection. If you are planning to visit patients at...

Hundreds of pupils to learn life-saving skills on Restart a Heart Day

Hundreds of pupils to learn life-saving skills on Restart a Heart Day

More than 500 school children in Gloucester will learn life-saving resuscitation techniques in October as part of ‘Restart a Heart’ day. Clinical trainers will be at Barnwood Park, Sir Thomas Rich’s and Ribston Hall schools on Wednesday 16 October to give classes of...

Go Smokefree in 2018

Go Smokefree in 2018

We've been a Smokefree Trust since April 2017 and from January 2018 we're focussing our efforts on supporting service users, carers and our own colleagues to quit smoking in Herefordshire. We do not allow smoking in any of our premises, including our gardens, car...

Pascual and JFK – a blog post by Shaun Clee (CEO)

Pascual and JFK – a blog post by Shaun Clee (CEO)

In 1961, when John F Kennedy was visiting NASA for the first time, he asked a man what he did there. "I am helping put a man on the moon" was the now famous reply. The man was one of the janitors. Pascual heads up our Hotel Services Team at Charlton Lane Hospital, in...

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind with Aspire2GoodHealth

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind with Aspire2GoodHealth

The 2gether Community Physiotherapy Team has partnered with Aspire Sports and Cultural Trust to develop a health and wellbeing hub for 2gether service users. The project, called Aspire2goodHealth, officially opened its doors at GL1 leisure centre, in Gloucester, on...

Our top tips for staying cool this summer

Our top tips for staying cool this summer

Our Working Well team have put together these great tips for keeping cool. Make sure you have access to a fan, but don’t point it directly at you Splash your pulse points with cold water (i.e. run cold water over your wrists) Drink cold drinks regularly, such as water...

Help us to improve online health information in Gloucestershire

Help us to improve online health information in Gloucestershire

We know that if you are living with a long-term condition, you will spend around six hours a year with a healthcare professional and the remaining 8,754 hours managing your health yourself. This is a big challenge, but we also know that many people have the strength...

New Hub to Become Base for Gloucester Services

New Hub to Become Base for Gloucester Services

A building in central Gloucester is to be redeveloped as the new home for many of the city’s community mental health services. ²gether NHS Foundation Trust has purchased Pullman Place, in Great Western Road. The four-storey building will provide high quality, purpose...

New Health Facility for the Forest of Dean

New Health Facility for the Forest of Dean

A new base for the teams who treat and support people with mental illnesses, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions has opened in the Forest of Dean. ²gether NHS Foundation Trust’s new Forest ‘hub’ at Colliers Court, in Cinderford, will be home to...

Art Psychotherapy Groups in Gloucestershire Museums

Art Psychotherapy Groups in Gloucestershire Museums

²gether NHS Foundation Trust has been using Gloucestershire’s museums to provide a different environment for art psychotherapy sessions for people experiencing mental health issues. The groups have been run by Art Psychotherapists from the trust’s Complex...

People with learning disabilities urged to get their flu vaccination

People with learning disabilities urged to get their flu vaccination

People with learning disabilities in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire are being encouraged to get their flu vaccination if they’ve been contacted by their GP. It is estimated there are 1.2 million people in England that have a learning disability many of whom...

²gether Staff Help Patients Become Smokefree

²gether Staff Help Patients Become Smokefree

Dozens of people have given up smoking in the last year with the help of the Smokefree Champions from ²gether NHS Foundation Trust. The champions will be redoubling their efforts to help people quit for No Smoking Day, which is on Wednesday (March 13). Manning stands...

Trust Encourages Communities to Combat Loneliness this Christmas

Trust Encourages Communities to Combat Loneliness this Christmas

Mental health experts are calling upon people throughout Gloucestershire and Herefordshire to help combat loneliness this Christmas. Research suggests that loneliness can have a significant impact on both physical and mental health. Figures from the Mental Health...

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