Tackling cancer waiting times and improving support

The NHS in Gloucestershire has been working hard to reduce cancer waiting times and improve support for patients; more people with suspected cancer are now being seen within two weeks and if diagnosed, starting their treatment within 31 days. Working with partners, we have introduced new GP guidance and patient information to improve arrangements for […]

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Saving lives by early detection of sepsis

More people in Gloucestershire are surviving sepsis thanks to improvements in diagnosing and treating the condition. Also known as blood poisoning, sepsis is caused by infections such as pneumonia or gut problems. It can be very serious and is often hard to spot, but can be treated easily if it is detected early. Clinicians in […]

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