NHS in Gloucestershire hits half a million COVID-19 vaccination milestone

Vaccination teams across Gloucestershire have been widely praised as yet another major COVID-19 vaccination milestone is surpassed in the county today, with 500,000 doses given. Over 150,000 second doses have also been given in Gloucestershire, which NHS leaders have described as a ‘remarkable effort.’ If they have not already been in contact, local GP services […]

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Over 145,000 second vaccination doses delivered in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire’s GP leaders are continuing to urge residents who have had their first COVID-19 vaccination to attend their second dose appointments as planned. The large majority of people aged 50 years or over and people with underlying health conditions have had their first doses, and it is important that when the time comes they attend […]

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NHS Trusts in Gloucestershire ease hospital visiting restrictions

With transmission rates continuing to reduce, the successful vaccination roll out in full swing and the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown continuing on track, the NHS in Gloucestershire has reviewed arrangements for visiting in the county’s hospitals. From Monday 26 April, one visitor per patient will be allowed in the county’s hospitals for one hour […]

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Maternal Mental Health Care Expands in Gloucestershire

Mental health care and treatment for new, expectant and bereaved mothers in Gloucestershire is being improved and expanded as part of a national initiative to enhance support for women who have birth related trauma and mental health difficulties. Gloucestershire is included in the roll out of 26 new hubs bringing together maternity services, reproductive health […]

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NHS in Gloucestershire hits 300,000 COVID-19 vaccination milestone

Vaccination teams across Gloucestershire have been widely praised after yet another major COVID-19 vaccination milestone was surpassed today in the county. Over 300,000 doses have now been given with vaccination teams making rapid progress this week. Gloucestershire has been at the vanguard of the vaccination programme with the bulk of public vaccinations carried out through […]

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New Gloucestershire service supports people with Post-COVID Syndrome

A new community-based service has been established in Gloucestershire to support people affected by ongoing COVID-19 symptoms, often referred to as Long COVID. The Post-COVID Syndrome Assessment Service, provided by Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, brings together skilled healthcare professionals who can provide physical, cognitive (the mental processes involved in gaining knowledge and […]

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CCG Governing Body approve Fit for the Future service change resolutions

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body has approved a number of resolutions relating to the medium and long term future of some specialist hospital services across the Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal hospital sites. At their meeting on Thursday 18 March, members gave conscientious consideration to all of the information they were presented with, […]

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