NHS Trusts reintroduce some restrictions on hospital visiting

As England enters national lockdown tomorrow, the NHS in Gloucestershire is introducing some new visiting restrictions in the county’s hospitals. The new restrictions mean that visitors can comply with The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 and the NHS can ensure that safety is maintained for our patients, their families and colleagues. Professor Steve […]

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

Doctors and other healthcare professionals in Gloucestershire are urging local people to continue to attend their planned and routine appointments in hospital and other NHS settings, despite the second national lockdown which is due to start on Thursday. The NHS has worked hard to restore planned and non-emergency services following the suspension in services during […]

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Fit for the Future: Live Q&A on Acute Medicine

Join us for the first in a series of live events on our Fit for the Future consultation. It will be streamed via the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust YouTube Channel here from 12.30pm-2pm. The panel will be explaining more about our proposals for acute medicine and answering your questions. The public can ask questions […]

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Fit for the Future – consultation on specialist hospital services gets underway

The local NHS wants Gloucestershire to be ‘at the leading edge of healthcare’ at it starts a public consultation (from 22 October 2020) on how best to provide specialist hospital services across the Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital sites in the future. The NHS is looking to: Improve health outcomes for patients Reduce waiting times and limit the number of operations that are cancelled Make sure patients […]

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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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