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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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left to right: Stroud Hospital's Kate Turner, matron Kay Haughton Natacha Humphreys student A new work experience programme at Stroud General Hospital which gives young people the chance to see their local community health services in action has been given the thumbs up by one of the first students to take part.

Linda Edwards (right), matron of North Cotswolds Hospital with staffPatients at North Cotswolds Hospital have been praising ward staff for the high quality of their care in a report published this week by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 

Pupils from Chesterton School and Powell’s C of E Primary School Cirencester will be taking part in an apple day at Cirencester Hospital next week.

An informal networking and support event will give local people living with a laryngectomy a greater voice in their care. The event at Spartans Rugby Club on Thursday 11 October is being arranged by a team of specialist speech and language therapist to bring together patients to share experiences and information about living without a ‘voicebox’.

People with diabetes in Gloucestershire are being asked how local footcare could be improved to reduce the risk of major health problems such as amputation through a series of 'listening events' across the county.

Results published recently by the NHS Information Centre show that the Forest of Dean’s two community hospitals are high performing in the non-clinical aspects of patient care, including environment, food, privacy and dignity.