Annual General Meeting 1.30pm, 26 September 2019, Sanger House, Glos Business Park

The CCG will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 26 September 2019, the event will commence at 1.30pm with lunch followed by the AGM at 2.15pm. The AGM will showcase the highlights of 2018/19 with short films about key service improvements including mental health,  stroke, digital transformation, health and housing. If you would like to attend the meeting please contact Lauren Peachey via email   An agenda for the meeting can be found here... Read More

Support for new parents receives massive boost thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund

More new and expectant parents in Gloucestershire are to benefit from emotional and practical support with the challenges of parenthood thanks to half a million pounds of National Lottery Community funding. Home-Start Gloucestershire, a consortium of three local Home-Start schemes, secured the funding last week, and plans to use it to expand its services across the county, supporting more parents who are going through challenging times. Emma Desjardins, Scheme Manager at Home... Read More

‘No decisions made on Cheltenham A&E’ say health leaders

Health leaders in the county have responded to claims of imminent ‘closure’ of Cheltenham’s A&E by describing them as ‘inaccurate, misleading and therefore potentially confusing for members of the public and hospital staff.’ They say that the Fit for the Future engagement which lasts through the summer and autumn is an opportunity for everyone to share ideas and develop potential solutions together. In their Fit for the Future booklet, the NHS explain that they are... Read More

Fit for the Future – Developing Urgent and Specialist Hospital Care in Gloucestershire

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Primary Care Commissioning Committee Thursday 29 August, 9.45am Boardroom, Sanger House

The next Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting, held in public will be held on Thursday 29 August 2019, The meeting will commence at 9.45am in the Boardroom, Sanger House. Please find a copy of the papers here. If you would like to attend the meeting and need a parking space please contact Lauren Peachey on 0300 421 1732 or email      Read More

The fight against diabetes continues in Gloucestershire

Patients registered with GP surgeries in Gloucestershire will continue to be routinely tested for their risk of type 2 diabetes following the announcement that funding for a national prevention programme in the county will continue for another three years. The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) Healthier You, targets individuals who have been identified by their GP surgery as having high blood sugar levels. This puts them at the very real risk of developing type 2 diabetes... Read More

Governing Body meeting in public Thursday 25 July 2019, 2pm Boardroom, Sanger House

Governing Body Meeting Part I – July 2019.MeetingPackv3The CCG Governing Body meeting will held on Thursday 25 July 2019, the meeting commences at 2pm in the Boardroom, Sanger House. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. If you need a parking space please contact Gerald Nyamhondoro on 0300 421 1366 or email A copy of the meeting papers can be found Governing Body Meeting Part I – July 2019.Governing Body Meeting Part I... Read More

Local NHS gives go ahead for new health centre in Gloucester City

Plans for a fabulous new £5.3m health centre development in Gloucester have moved forward thanks to a seal of approval from the NHS Primary Care Commissioning Committee. Subject to final planning permission being granted by the Local Authority, the new centre at Quayside will allow two busy city centre practices, Gloucester City Health Centre and Gloucester Health Access Centre, to relocate to a brand new purpose-built centre within a larger regeneration development of the area. The... Read More

Gloucestershire already seeing the huge potential of Primary Care Networks

Alongside the national launch of Primary Care Networks (PCNs) by NHS England on Monday 1 July, Gloucestershire is being recognised as a ‘leading light’ in making joined up healthcare a reality on the ground. Gloucestershire’s 74 GP practices are already working together in 14 PCNs across the county and are making over 100,000 additional GP surgery appointments available this year in the daytime, evening and weekends. The extra appointments are mainly provided by GPs and... Read More

Gloucestershire celebrates regional successes at NHS Parliamentary Awards 

Two health initiatives in Gloucestershire have been chosen as regional winners at the NHS Parliamentary Awards for making a real difference to how the NHS provides care for patients. The proud recipients are the Gloucestershire Primary Care Workforce Team in The Health Equalities Award category, and Kingfisher Treasure Seekers in The Excellence in Mental Health Care category. Both initiatives are now on the shortlist for the national award in their respective categories. Mary... Read More