Got symptoms that need to be checked out urgently?

Help us help you get the treatment you need.      The NHS in Gloucestershire is launching the Help us, help you get the treatment you need campaign in the county today. Clinicians are urging local people to seek medical help if they are worried about their health or have symptoms that need to be […]

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Dying Matters Awareness Week

This week is Dying Matters Awareness Week. The theme for this year’s Dying Matters week is “Dying to be Heard”, which aims to encourage people to listen to their loved ones if they want to talk about death. The health and care system in Gloucestershire recognises that it’s hard for people to talk about death […]

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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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