Gloucestershire celebrates healthy workplaces

Thirty-four organisations from across Gloucestershire were proud to receive a well-deserved Workplace Wellbeing Charter Award at a ceremony held at the University of Gloucestershire recently. The Workplace Wellbeing Charter is a workplace health, safety and wellbeing initiative which helps organisations work towards achieving high standards to support the wellbeing and quality of... Read More

Independent investigation into past allegations about an individual GP’s professional conduct within Romney House GP surgery, Tetbury

“We can confirm that the Report has been published today. Having thoroughly reviewed and considered the independent report in full, the CCG and NHS England accept the findings. We will now work with the individual concerned to implement the recommendations. The experience of patients and the wellbeing of staff who work for the NHS will always be of paramount importance to... Read More

Cinderford Health Centre Business Case given the go ahead

Patients in Cinderford are set to benefit from a brand new health centre development after the Primary Care Commissioning Committee of NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group approved the business case. The news means that work can now progress to replace Cinderford Health Centre with an around £5m modern, purpose built facility offering a range of benefits to patients... Read More

Preferred option of a new Community Hospital in the Forest of Dean approved

Following careful review, consideration and discussion, CCG Governing Body members have approved the preferred option of a new community hospital in the Forest of Dean to replace Dilke Memorial Hospital and Lydney and District Hospital. Meeting on Thursday, Governing Body members also approved the criteria to be used to consider a preferred location for the hospital and agreed that... Read More

Health and wellbeing for the future: Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean.

Information about the joint seminar and the CCG’s Governing Body meeting on 25 January can be found here:  Read More

Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean – CCG Governing Body meeting

The Clinical Chair of NHS Gloucestershire CCG has said that Governing Body members will be taking their responsibilities seriously and will be giving careful consideration to the consultation feedback before any decisions are made at their meeting in public on 25 January. Clinical Chair of NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, Dr Andy Seymour said: “We would like to... Read More

Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting Papers, Thursday 25th January 2018

The papers for the Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting which will be held at Sanger House on Thursday 25th January 2018 at 09:00am can be found here. Questions in relation to any of the agenda items should be sent in advance to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance: by Tuesday 23rd January 2018. Please note that Sanger House has very... Read More

Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean – Outcome of Consultation Report

The 12 week Community Hospitals in the Forest of Dean public and staff consultation ended on 10 December 2017. We would like to thank everyone who took part and shared their views or submitted questions whether in person at one of the events, on-line or by completing the survey. The Outcome of Consultation Report has now been published and is available here. We will review and carefully... Read More

Over 700 Gloucestershire people taking positive steps to prevent diabetes  

Over 700 people in Gloucestershire are enjoying a new lease of life after taking positive action to avoid the life threatening disease diabetes, thanks to an NHS diabetes prevention programme. The local Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) is funded by NHS England, and targets individuals who have been identified by their GP surgery as having high blood sugar... Read More

Top tips for limiting the spread of flu

The flu season has now started in the UK, with evidence that flu is circulating in the population. We therefore encourage all those who are eligible (see list below) to take up the offer of the vaccine and follow the simple advice below to limit the spread: carry tissues and use them to catch coughs or sneezes, then bin the tissues wash your hands regularly with soap and warm water frequently... Read More