Gloucestershire NHS apprentices best in the South West

Three Gloucestershire NHS apprentices were awarded for their commitment and service to the NHS at a special regional awards ceremony. Jess Carmen, Meg Cooke and Amanda Spencer, from Gloucestershire Care Services...

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Announcement of new Joint Chief Executive

    Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust and 2gether NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to announce the appointment of a Joint Chief Executive for both organisations. Paul Roberts has been selected in the...

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science festivalSpeech and language therapy will be represented at this year’s Science Festival as part of ‘An extraordinary day in health’. The team’s stand at Sandford Education Centre in Cheltenham will showcase the range of communication aids available to patients who find it more difficult to communicate due to such conditions as strokes, progressive neurological conditions, or head and neck cancer.

telecare gadgetThe county’s Telecare service is calling for more people to test out GPS* devices as part of a six-month trial aimed at improving support in the community for people with memory loss or learning disabilities.

Barton and Tredworth volunteering event March 2013A promotional event to encourage new volunteers to become involved in their local NHS organisations was successful in attracting thirty members of the public to find out more about the opportunities available. 

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.