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Preferred option of a new community hospital in the Forest of Dean approved by Gloucestershire Care …

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust Board has approved the preferred option for a new community hospital in the Forest of Dean to replace the Dilke Memorial Hospital and Lydney and...

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Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust colleagues given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust colleagues Liz Lewindon, Integrated Community Team Nurse, and Nancy Farr, Clinical Development Manager, have been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse (QN) by community...

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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.