Thousands to receive community blood pressure testing in Gloucestershire thanks to BHF funding

New funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) awarded to NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will pave the way for a ground-breaking community based approach to detect high blood pressure. The grant, worth just under £100,000 over two years, will be used to recruit and train local blood pressure champions. Once recruited, the champions will be trained on how to take blood pressure and interpret the readings, when to refer to other services, what lifestyle... Read More

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Five myths around the flu jab dispelled and find out who is eligible for a free vaccine

Every year, we hear common misconceptions about the flu vaccination such as ‘I don’t need the flu jab, I’m fit as a fiddle’ or ‘I’m not having the vaccine as it gives you flu’. As a result, NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group has compiled a list of the myths surrounding the immunisation programme and the real facts behind them in a bid to encourage those eligible to take up the vaccination. Dr Jeremy Welch, local GP and NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning... Read More

Governing Body papers – 2pm Thursday 4 October 2018

The papers for the Governing Body meeting, which will be held at Sanger House on Thursday 4 October 2018 at 14:00pm, can be found here. Governing Body Meeting 2pm on Thursday 4 October 2018 Boardroom, Sanger House, Gloucestershire Business Park  Read More

Location for a new Community Hospital in the Forest of Dean

The Governing Body of NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group has today approved a recommendation for Cinderford to be the location for a new community hospital in the Forest of Dean. The Governing Body carefully considered the recommendation of the independent Citizens’ Jury, together with feedback received during the recent public and staff engagement, information about travel and access issues, independent Equality Impact Analysis and other information about the... Read More

Joint Seminar CCG and GCS – Thurs 30 August – Forest of Dean

Please find below papers for the Joint Seminar between NHS Gloucestershire CCG and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust (Thursday 30 August 2pm-3.30pm) and the Governing Body Meeting of NHS Gloucestershire CCG which follows at 4pm. The meeting will take place at Forest Hills Golf Club, Mile End Rd, Coleford, GL16 7QD Questions in relation to any of the agenda items should be sent in advance to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance: christina.gradowski@nhs.net. Papers... Read More

Governing Body Meeting: 10.45am-11.45am 30August – Agenda and Papers

The papers for the Governing Body meeting can be found here. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 10.45am-11.45am  on Thursday 30 August at Sanger House. Please note the papers for the Joint Seminar on the location of a new community hospital in the Forest of Dean will be uploaded separately. Questions in relation to any of the agenda items should be sent in advance to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance: christina.gradowski@nhs.net by Tuesday 28th August... Read More

Five ways to plan for the August Bank Holiday

Information on local services With more good weather forecast for the last summer bank holiday weekend, the NHS in Gloucestershire is advising people to plan ahead, stay well and to think twice before heading to A&E or calling 999 when it’s not an emergency. Over the bank holiday weekend, there will only be a limited number of GP surgery services open. Here are some top tips to keep well: Be prepared – don’t forget to order your regular prescriptions in advance... Read More

Joint Seminar on Location of a New Community Hospital in the Forest of Dean

Both NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (GCCG) and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust (GCS) are committed to ensuring that the decision making process relating to ‘Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean (FoD)’ is open and transparent. There will be a joint seminar held in public, starting at 2.00pm at Forest Hills Golf Club, Coleford between GCCG Governing Body and GCS Trust Board. For more information please download the Joint Seminar Information Sheet.  Read More

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