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Getting back on track after cancer treatment

A project helping patients take back control of their lives and speed recovery after treatment for breast, prostate or colorectal cancer has proved so powerful it has secured further funding...

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Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean - Public and Staff Consultation

The 12 week Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean public and staff consultation ended on 10 December 2017. We would like to thank everyone who has taken part and...

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Local people are invited to take part in an innovative panel debate - Breath - about the experiences of patientsmedicineunboxed with respiratory conditions and the health professionals involved in their care. This is a free debate and welcomes anyone who is interested. The debate is being run in conjunction with Medicine Unboxed, which engages healthcare professionals and the public in dialogue around medicine's goals and challenges.

A survey asking patients if they would recommend community hospitals in Gloucestershire to their friends and family reveals that the vast majority would say ‘yes’DSCN3118 - cropped.

14 1 31 launch of Gloucestershire respiratory team - Dr Andrew White centre with some of the team

Patients with long-term lung complaints can now benefit from more joined up care thanks to changes in respiratory services.

Tewkesbury Community Hospital signage - small31 Jan - Tewkesbury Community Hospital is open as usual despite flooding in the Howells Road car park. The car park is closed to both vehicles and pedestrians so there is no parking or pedestrian access from the back of the hospital to the main entrance. As a result, we are diverting pedestrians to use the gated entrance through Barton Mews (a short distance from the old hospital entrance off Barton Street) to enable staff, patients and their visitors to access the hospital.

A get together for volunteers who help at two community hospitals in the Forest of Dean was an opportunity to say 'thank you' for their support, and to provide a training session13 12 volunteers at the Dilke - volunteers listening copy on the importance of infection prevention and control.

roseThe Roses Theatre is appealing for Tewkesbury residents to share their memories of Tewkesbury Hospital - and any hospital memorabilia - to support two community history projects.

ICT cover image compressedA strengthened health and social care service for Gloucester is being launched this month which will see health professionals respond to urgent calls within one hour.

Comm Hosp Assoc logoGround-breaking schemes to improve the standard of care and efficiency at community hospitals in Gloucestershire have won three prestigious national awards.