Public Encouraged to Seek Mental Health Support

Health experts are encouraging people across Gloucestershire to look after their mental health and wellbeing during the current Covid-19 ‘lockdown’. The physical health impacts of Covid-19 are well recognised, but anxiety about health, job security and finances, social isolation and changes in routines and family relationships can have an impact. Alex Burrage, Consultant Psychological Therapist […]

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Moving towards a healthier Gloucestershire

One Gloucestershire health and care partners have invested more than £1.2 million in ‘Gloucestershire Moves’, a programme designed to help 30,000 inactive people get moving. It’s a crucial step towards supporting better health and wellbeing within local communities, because around a third of people across the county currently aren’t managing the national recommendation of 150 […]

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Gloucestershire leading the way in specialist stroke rehabilitation

Gloucestershire is leading the way in specialist stroke rehabilitation thanks to a centre of excellence approach, which is helping people recover more quickly and regain their independence. In Gloucestershire, anyone suspected of having a stroke is quickly assessed and then treated in a specialist acute stroke unit at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. The unit offers medical […]

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NHS to consider outcome of Citizens’ Jury

Statement from: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group   “We are very grateful for the work of the independent Citizens’ Jury and would like to thank the Jurors for their time, commitment and careful assessment of the information they received over five days. We also like to thank the organisers, […]

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Citizens’ Jury – links to presentations

A citizens’ jury will be looking at how specialist hospital services in Gloucestershire could develop in the future at Cheltenham Chase Hotel, Shurdington Road, Brockworth GL3 4PB from 09.30 to 17.00 on Monday 20 January 2020 through to Friday 24 January 2020. More information, including presentations which will be uploaded by 1pm each day, can […]

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Citizens’ Jury will consider specialist hospital services

An independent Citizens’ Jury will meet for the first time on 20 January in Brockworth to begin its work and look at how specialist hospital services in Gloucestershire could develop in the future. The 18 strong Jury will sit for five days in public with participants reflecting the county’s diverse population. Jury members will consider […]

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