Gloucestershire ‘leading the way to ensure sustainability of GP services’

The Clinical Chair of NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, Dr Andy Seymour has said that the CCG, its localities and member GP practices are leading the way in developments to support a sustainable future for GP services and the local workforce. The statement comes as the CCG publishes ‘Joining up your GP care’ the public summary to its five year Primary Care Strategy. Dr... Read More

Last chance for public to give their views on five year health and care plans

This week offers the last chance for people living in Gloucestershire to share their views on the principles and priorities set out in the county’s five year Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). The STP sets out the very significant challenges that exist and the opportunities to ensure local people can access high quality, sustainable and safe physical and mental health... Read More

GP Practices announce partnership agreement

The Phoenix Surgery in Cirencester and Romney House Surgery in Tetbury have today announced that they have entered into a partnership agreement which will make GP care and their services more resilient and sustainable going forward. Dr Rohit Sethi from The Phoenix Surgery will take on the role as the new senior partner. Dr Sethi has 28 years’ experience in general practice. Dr... Read More

On Your Mind – helping young people in Gloucestershire to cope with life’s ups and downs  

If you’re a young person in Gloucestershire and are struggling to cope with your emotions or situations in your life, you are not alone. There is lots of information and advice available which can help. On Your Mind is a new website (www.onyourmindglos.nhs.uk) for young people aged 12 – 18 developed specifically to help them cope with life’s ups and downs. It includes... Read More

CCG announce preferred provider for the primary care Out of Hours service

Following a comprehensive tender and evaluation process, the CCG has selected Care UK as the preferred provider for the primary care Out of Hours service in the county for a period of 10 months from 1 June 2017. The CCG began an ‘interim’ procurement in the autumn after South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust confirmed its intention to terminate their contract for... Read More

Romney House Surgery

The terms of reference for the independent investigation into allegations about an individual GP’s professional conduct within Romney House GP surgery in Tetbury have been published. NHS England and NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group jointly commissioned the investigation earlier this month and it is now underway. This process will ensure that allegations can be... Read More

Terms of Reference for the independent investigation

The Terms of Reference for the independent investigation can be found here.  Read More

PAPERS FOR THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG PRIMARY CARE COMMISSIONING COMMITTEE – 26th JANUARY 2017

The papers for the Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting which will be held at Sanger House on Thursday 26th January 2017 at 11am can be found here. Questions in relation to any of the agenda items should be sent in advance to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance: alan.potter1@nhs.net by 12 noon on Tuesday 24th January 2017. Please note that Sanger House has... Read More

GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG GOVERNING BODY PAPERS 26 JANUARY 2017

The papers for the extraordinary Governing Body meeting which will be held at Sanger House on Thursday 26 January 2017 at 2pm can be found here. Questions in relation to any of the agenda items should be sent in advance to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance: alan.potter1@nhs.net by Tuesday 24th January 2017. Please note that Sanger House has very limited parking available... Read More

Some people really need A&E. Do you?

The NHS in Gloucestershire is this week launching its annual ASAP campaign and asking people to think twice before heading to A&E or calling 999 when it’s not an emergency. The campaign visuals under the banner ‘Some people really need A&E, Do you?’ show images of patients who are seriously unwell, with clear advice for people if they are ill and injured and not sure... Read More