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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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Caroline Sloan, children's physiotherapist, with service user at Quedgeley ClinicQuedgeley Clinic has undergone a full refurbishment as part of an investment in children’s healthcare services by Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust.

physio with knee - small for websiteA special education event for the county’s GPs was organised by our MSKCAT* service recently to share with GPs the latest thinking on osteoarthritis and its treatment.

Staff representing a range of service areas with (centre, left) chief executive Penny Harris and (centre, right) chair Ingrid BarkerThe launch of a new NHS Trust this month means that the county’s seven community hospitals and a wide range of community health and social care services are now provided by Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust.

NHS Heroes-  Gloucestershire Care Services Staff Awards 2013‘An opportunity to say thank you’ was how Penny Harris, chief executive of Gloucestershire Care Services introduced an awards evening this week which celebrated the innovation, skills and dedication of staff working within the county’s community health and social care services.

Quit Shop, GloucesterThe county’s Stop Smoking service has been given a boost with the recruitment of three new advisers at Gloucestershire Care Services’ award-winning Quit Shop in the centre of Gloucester. 

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust apprenticesAn apprenticeship programme which aims to attract new talent to the health sector is off to a flying start with the successful recruitment of four apprentices to one of the county’s largest employers, Gloucestershire Care Services.                                                                                                      

 

Linda Edwards matron of North Cotswolds Hospital with staffLocal volunteers have been praised for giving their time and friendship to help support patients and staff of North Cotswold Hospital at a coffee morning held recently.

woman having her feet checkedPeople with diabetes in Gloucestershire need footcare education, advice about problems with their feet and access to a specialist team if they have a serious problem, according to a report published today.