Fit for the Future – Summary Update

Fit for the Future update – developing urgent and specialist hospital care in Gloucestershire The Fit for the Future engagement was on ‘pause’ during the pre-general election purdah period and as we enter 2020, we are now ready to resume conversations. We felt this was a good time to provide a summary of what’s happened […]

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Gloucestershire focuses on the fight against diabetes

More than 40,000 people in Gloucestershire are benefitting from a drive to support residents either with, or at risk of developing, diabetes. A diagnosis of diabetes can be life-changing and One Gloucestershire partners are working hard to help people reduce their risk of developing the condition and ensure that those with a diagnosis are given […]

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Protecting the mental health of Gloucestershire’s children and young people

Having attracted significant investment in recent years, Gloucestershire is breaking new ground when it comes to looking after the mental wellbeing of its younger residents. Whether it’s mental health awareness and support in schools, access to information online or increasing counselling opportunities, partners are working together to make a real difference to people’s lives. Forty-one […]

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Praise for specialist stroke care in Gloucestershire

Specialist stroke care in the county has received a shining endorsement in the latest findings from a major national stroke audit. The Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) is a national quality improvement initiative which measures the quality and organisation of stroke care in the NHS. The latest audit, which covered the period from April […]

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Local NHS reiterates commitment to Cheltenham A&E 

Heath leaders have reiterated that there are no proposals to close Cheltenham A&E and the Hospital Trust’s Chief Executive has said that ‘constructive’ discussions were held with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on this issue. Chief Executive of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Deborah Lee said: “I refute wholeheartedly any claim […]

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