Gloucestershire receives up to £500,000 Healthy Communities Together funding

Gloucestershire starts the year with an exciting vision to build on our strong history of collaboration thanks to new funding and support from The King’s Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. The county has been selected as one of six areas to receive an initial £50,000 grant alongside development support from the Healthy Communities […]

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Volunteering in Gloucestershire – please give us your views

People who work across Gloucestershire are being invited to give their views about volunteering in a bid to help local health, care, voluntary and community organisations understand how volunteering services in the county could be improved. All year round, and particularly during these challenging times, many individuals and groups are playing a major role in […]

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Tier 4 restrictions on hospital visiting introduced

The government’s decision to move Gloucestershire into Tier 4 from today, 31 December, has an impact on visiting restrictions in the county’s hospitals. The NHS in Gloucestershire is therefore introducing new restrictions from today, in line with tier 4 requirements. The restrictions mean that visitors can comply with The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations […]

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Care home vaccinations get underway in Cheltenham

Residents of a care home for older people in Cheltenham have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in the battle against COVID-19. Faithfull House was one of a small number of care homes to be selected by NHS England and NHS Improvement as part of a trial to ensure the vaccine could be […]

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Further community COVID-19 vaccination sites confirmed

The NHS in Gloucestershire is pleased to confirm further sites supporting COVID-19 community vaccination in the county. They are: Churchdown Community Centre Rowcroft Medical Centre, Stroud Old Cinderford Health Centre, Forest of Dean Cirencester Hospital Beeches Green Health Centre, Stroud. GP practice teams, with the support of local partners including volunteers, will start vaccination of […]

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