The Information Bus aims to facilitate partnership working, offering information and activities which support self-care, health and wellbeing and self-management across the communities of Gloucestershire. The Bus is also a fantastic engagement resource to support our service planning and design.

Visit the Information Bus

The schedule below lists where the Information Bus will be going this month.  The focus of the Bus visit varies and we are always happy to receive your feedback on the NHS. We look forward to seeing you.


Date Time Venue
Monday 9 August 10am – 2pm Coleford Clock Tower
Tuesday 10 August 10am-2pm Cheltenham Tesco (off Tewkesbury Road)
Monday 16 August 10am-2pm Cheltenham High Street
Tuesday 17 August 10am-2pm Gloucester Quays
Monday 30 August 10am-2pm Winchcombe Show
Tuesday 31 August 10am-2pm Cirencester Market Place

September dates will follow soon.

Supporting our partners to support you

Recognising the value of partnership working, NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group supports the shared use of the bus to support active community involvement across Gloucestershire. Using our Information Bus enables us to reach out to local communities and visit events and festivals across the county.

During 2019, the Information Bus visited 132 community venues and talked with over 7,000 people from across Gloucestershire.

The bus has been used for engaging with the public on a variety of topics including:

  • Fit for the Future engagement
  • NHS Long Term Plan engagement
  • Dying matters
  • Diabetes including glucose testing
  • Infant feeding support
  • Know your numbers (blood pressure testing)
  • Importance of hydration
  • Frailty
  • Carers
  • NHS support for military staff
  • ICON initiative (I can cope, babies cry)
  • Shared lives
  • Macmillan Urology Cancer support
  • NHS research
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Plus many more…

In 2019, the CCG worked in partnership with colleagues from other NHS organisations, Gloucestershire County Council and local district and borough councils.  We also held engagement and awareness-raising sessions with a wide range of community organisations including:

  • Healthy Lifestyle Service
  • Maternity Voices Partnership
  • Public Health England
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Independence Trust
  • Sue Ryder
  • Great Oaks Hospice
  • Patient Participation Groups
  • Pharmacists
  • Inclusion Gloucestershire
  • Barnwood Trust
  • Macmillan Cancer
  • LGBT+ Partnership
  • Plus many more

Contact us

Contact the Information Bus Facilitator ( ) to find out how we can help you plan and deliver your event. The team can also be contacted on 0300 421 1794 or 07900 737 346.