Patients encouraged to attend hospital appointments and get the treatment they need

Doctors and other healthcare professionals in Gloucestershire are urging local people to attend hospital appointments as the NHS restores many planned and routine services as part of its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. During the peak of the outbreak, some patients had planned (elective) face-to-face appointments postponed or had virtual appointments instead and patients awaiting […]

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Face coverings – supporting the Covid-19 response

In line with Government guidance, the NHS in Gloucestershire is asking hospital outpatients and visitors (who are not affected by current visiting restrictions) to plan ahead and have face coverings available for when they attend hospital from 15 June. The NHS locally is also recommending that patients who are asked to attend GP surgeries or […]

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Supporting our care homes in the battle against Covid-19

Supporting care homes during the coronavirus outbreak is high on the government’s priorities, and public services in Gloucestershire have joined forces to help the county’s care homes in the fight against Covid-19. With their elderly and vulnerable residents, care homes are at particular risk from Covid-19, and this is why NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group […]

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A BIG thank you to all our volunteers

People across Gloucestershire are being encouraged to say thank you to the county’s wonderful volunteers who make such a huge contribution to life in our county; this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1 – 7 June, is the perfect opportunity to do just this. All year round, and particularly during these challenging times, many […]

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Views of Children & Young People to Help Shape Local Mental Health Services

Children and young people, parents, carers and health and social care professionals in Gloucestershire are being asked to share their experiences of mental health and wellbeing support to help improve future experiences for children and young people. Feedback will be gathered via a series of surveys over a four-week period. Following this, a report will […]

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