Stop! Think… Keep Accident and Emergency clear for real emergencies

The NHS in Gloucestershire is relaunching its Stop! Think… campaign today, highlighting the need to keep Gloucestershire’s two Accident and Emergency Departments clear for real emergencies during the winter. A&E is extremely busy at this time of year, and the doctors and nurses there need to focus on people with life threatening conditions or serious injuries. Over 29,000... Read More

Governing Body meeting in Public 2.00pm 28 November 2019, Sanger House

  The next CCG Governing Body Meeting in public will be held on Thursday 28 November 2019, at 2.00pm. The meeting will be held at Sanger House, 5220 Valiant Court, Gloucester Business Park, Gloucester, GL3 4FE. A full copy of the papers are available here Governing Body Meeting papers 28.11.19 If you would like to park on site please contact Gerald Nyamhondoro Governance Officer,... Read More

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... 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... 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,... 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... 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    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: 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... 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... Read More