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NHS in Gloucestershire hits 200,000 COVID-19 vaccination milestone

Vaccination teams across Gloucestershire have been widely praised after another major COVID-19 vaccination milestone was reached in the county. Well over 200,000 people have received their first dose so far and this includes the vast majority of people in the 65-69 years priority group. Local vaccination services are also making significant in-roads vaccinating residents in the... Read More

NHS in Gloucestershire hits top priority groups milestone and over 160,000 have received their first COVID-19 vaccination

Vaccination teams across Gloucestershire have been widely praised after a major COVID-19 vaccination milestone was reached in the county. Local people and staff in the top four priority groups have now been offered a vaccination and over 160,000 people have received their first dose so far. The top priority groups include the over 70s, residents in older people’s care homes, the... Read More

COVID-19 vaccination – top four priority groups – update

Update from the NHS in Gloucestershire “We are confident that, pending vaccine supply, we are on track to meet the target of offering a vaccination to all those in the first four priority groups by the middle of this month. The vaccination programme in the county continues to make great progress thanks to the tireless work of our vaccination teams from GP surgeries, community... Read More

Over 100,000 people have now received their first COVID-19 vaccination in Gloucestershire

GP surgery teams, community staff, hospital vaccination teams, volunteers and community partners have come in for praise for their tireless efforts after a major COVID-19 vaccination milestone was reached in the county. In total, over 100,000 people in the top priority groups have now received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Gloucestershire and the county continues to pull... Read More

Citizens’ Jury report on Fit for the Future consultation and additional information for comment  

“The independent Citizens’ Jury is an important part of the Fit for the Future process and we would like to thank the jurors and expert witnesses who took part for their valuable input. The Juror’s Report has now been published and we look forward to reviewing it in detail. This includes the Juror’s observations about the consultation process and recommendations on what... Read More

A new hospital for the Forest of Dean: CCG Governing Body response to the Output of Public Consultation

After careful review of all the feedback from the latest Public Consultation and detailed consideration of developments in local healthcare and health needs in the area, the CCG has confirmed the range of services they will commission in the new Community Hospital in the Forest of Dean. The Governing Body met on Thursday 28 January to discuss the findings of the Public Consultation:... Read More

County close to over 80’s milestone as next priority groups begin to be contacted

Health and care leaders in Gloucestershire have praised GP surgery teams, community NHS services and volunteers following news that the vast majority of people in the over 80s priority group have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19 vaccinations have also been carried out in nearly every older people’s care home, under the care of Gloucestershire GP practices. The... Read More

Citizens’ Jury will consider specialist hospital services public consultation

An independent Citizens’ Jury will take place via Zoom for eight days from 19 to 22 January 2021 and 25 to 28 January 2021 from 1pm-5.30pm each day. The Jurors were recruited by Citizens Juries c.i.c. during November and December 2020. The 18 adults selected broadly reflect Gloucestershire residents in relation to age, sex, ethnicity, educational attainment, geographical district,... Read More

Gloucestershire receives up to £500,000 Healthy Communities Together funding

Gloucestershire starts the year with an exciting vision to build on our strong history of collaboration thanks to new funding and support from The King’s Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. The county has been selected as one of six areas to receive an initial £50,000 grant alongside development support from the Healthy Communities Together programme. A nine month planning... Read More

NHS in Gloucestershire continues to step up COVID-19 response in the face of unprecedented pressure

Health and care leaders in Gloucestershire have said that they are working as one to maintain essential services as the COVID-19 situation places unprecedented pressure on the county’s NHS. Last week, the NHS issued a plea for local people to follow the new lockdown restrictions to the letter to save lives and protect health and care services. They have warned of rising hospital... Read More

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