NHS in Gloucestershire urges people at risk of flu to get protected with a free flu jab

NHS organisations in Gloucestershire have launched a campaign to encourage people who are eligible to get vaccinated against flu this winter. This year the flu vaccine is being offered to children aged two, three or primary school age (as a nasal spray), people aged 65 and over, pregnant women and anyone who is living with a long term condition. For most healthy people, flu is an unpleasant illness from which they recover within a week. However, some people are more susceptible... Read More

Plans for new health centre development in Minchinhampton move forward

Plans for a new £3.7m health centre development in Minchinhampton have moved a step forward thanks to formal approval being granted by NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Primary Care Commissioning Committee last week. The news means that subject to planning approval from the Local Authority, the new centre could be operational by autumn 2021, providing GP services to around 9,000 patients. The practice has outgrown its current surgery building, and with... Read More

Stow-on-the-Wold celebrates new GP surgery opening

Patients in Stow-on-the-Wold are set to benefit from a fantastic new healthcare facility following the opening of the town’s long-awaited new GP surgery development on Monday 28 October 2019. The highly anticipated surgery on Maugersbury Road brings fresh, modern, spacious facilities to the town, with seven GP consulting rooms, four nurse consulting rooms, two phlebotomy rooms, an area for minor procedures and a further two consulting rooms specifically for trainee GPs all on... Read More

Are your blood sugar levels too high?  

Thanks to a national NHS diabetes prevention programme, over 3,500 Gloucestershire people have been warned about their very real risk of getting type 2 diabetes and given an invaluable opportunity to prevent the disease. GP surgeries across the county are testing patients with concerning symptoms, and if their blood sugar levels are too high, referring them to the NHS-funded Healthier You Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP). People who are worried can also check their own diabetes... Read More

Primary Care Commissioning Meeting (meeting held in public) 9.45am 31 Oct 2019

The Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting will be held on Thursday 31 October 2019; the meeting commences at 9.45am in the Boardroom, Sanger House Brockworth, Gloucester GL3 4FE A copy of the meeting papers are available 31 Oct 19 PCCC1 Full Pack Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting and parking can be arranged. Please contact Lauren Peachey lauren.peachey@nhs.net    Read More

Fit for the Future Engagement Hearing – Thursday 24 October, 11.30am to 5pm LIVE STREAM

A live stream of this session will be available on 24 October from 11.30am here. If you would like to send a question to the hearing please email: GLCCG.participation@nhs.net We cannot guarantee that all questions will be answered today, this will depend on time available. All questions will be recorded as part of the the Engagement Report. Read the full story here.  Read More

Future secure for primary care (GP surgery) services in Berkeley

22.10.2019   Future secure for primary care (GP surgery) services in Berkeley     NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed the award of a contract to a well-established Cotswolds GP Practice (Culverhay Surgery) to provide primary care services in Berkeley from next year.   The positive development means that services currently available at the Marybrook Medical Centre in the town are secure for the long term.   Culverhay Surgery... Read More

£9m health centre development in Cheltenham gets green light

A new £9m health centre development in Cheltenham has moved a big step forward this week with confirmation that planning permission has been granted for the scheme. The news means that building work can now progress to relocate three town centre practices – Berkeley Place, Crescent Bakery and Royal Crescent – to a brand new purpose-built centre on Prestbury Road. The new centre could be operational by 2021, with the three practices providing GP services to around... Read More

Governing Body meeting 11.00 – 1.30pm 26 September 2019

The Governing Body meeting will be held on Thursday 26 September 2019, from 11.00am to 1.30pm, in the Boardroom, Sanger House, Gloucestershire Business Park. The meeting is open to members of the public contact Gerald.nyamhondoro@nhs.net to arrange parking on site The meeting papers can be found here Governing Body Part I Meeting pack  Read More

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 Lauren.peachey@nhs.net   An agenda for the meeting can be found here... Read More