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 took to the streets of Gloucester this week to zumba, row, and ‘supermarket sweep’ their way to a healthier lifestyle. Gloucester’s first Change4Life event took place this month hosted by Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust, giving adults and children the opportunity to take part in a range of free activities to get a healthy heart pumping.


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Stanley and Maddy Greenland - visitors to open day copyMore than 900 people arrived to visit Tewkesbury’s new £10 million community hospital this week when Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust held an open day for the local community.  Hospital staff and volunteers took visitors on a guided tour around the hospital, to show the new facilities, including locally-commissioned artwork.

Phyiotherapist Kathryn Ker leads staff in some stretches as part of Work out at Work Day'Workout at Work' Week was just the call to action needed for staff to get stretching, walking, stepping and cycling, with a range of events led by physiotherapists at Trust sites including Edward Jenner Court, George Moore Community Clinic, Vale Community Hospital, Cirencester Hospital and North Cotswolds Hospital.

Therapy teams supported by Gloucestershire Care Arthritis TrustA generous donation by Gloucestershire Arthritis Trust will see a range of new equipment being used by patients attending therapy treatment at North Cotswolds Hospital and the George Moore Community Clinic.

tewkesbury hospitalThe doors of the new Tewkesbury Community Hospital will be thrown open for an  Open Day on Wednesday 31 July, which will give local people the chance to take a short guided tour of the new facilities, meet some of the artists behind the new pieces of artwork and chat to staff and volunteers.

temperature - sml'Take extra care in the heat' is the message from our health improvement team, which has put together some practical tips to help you cope with the hot weather. With soaring temperatures set to continue, following some simple guidelines will help prevent yourself and others from sunburn or heat exhaustion. 

Volunteer Jane Crowther and matron Jullie Ellery standing outside the new Tewkesbury Community Hospital The completion of Tewkesbury Community Hospital is in sight with contractors Seddon working to finish the new 20-bed facility, which is expected to be up and running by the end of the summer.

stop smoking  - adviser with katie - compressed fileSmokers in Stroud are being invited to a new support group to help them quit smoking.   The course is being run from 26 June 2013, offering support from specialist advisers and also the support of other smokers to help you with your quit attempt and to celebrate success with.