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New £5.3 million health centre opens to patients in Gloucester

Two of the city centre’s GP surgeries, Severnside Medical Practice (formally Gloucester City Health Centre) and Gloucester Health Access Centre, are relocating to Quayside House, Quay Street this month as part of wider plans to improve GP premises across Gloucestershire....
 

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Update on the COVID-19 temporary service changes and the Fit for the Future programme

On Tuesday 13 July, we updated the county’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) on a number of COVID-19 temporary service changes and also set out our thoughts on next steps for the Fit for the Future programme. In response...
 

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NHS leaders in Gloucestershire confirm COVID-19 guidance will continue beyond 19 July

NHS leaders have confirmed that there will be no immediate changes to the current COVID-secure arrangements in healthcare settings from 19 July when restrictions are eased elsewhere. This means all staff, patients and visitors must continue to follow guidelines, including...
 

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Grab a jab before it’s too late: vaccination sites in Gloucester and Cheltenham hold ‘last-chance’ drop-in clinics

Rosebank surgery, Gloucester Cheltenham East Fire Station Saturday 17 July 10am-2pm Two local GP-led vaccination sites are holding a ‘last chance’ drop-in service on Saturday 17 July for anyone over the age of 18 who has yet to take up the offer...
 

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Health and Care Bill and development of the One Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (ICS)

Working together to improve health and care for all You may well have heard that the Health and Care Bill has now been presented in the House of Commons and begins its legislative journey through Parliament. If voted through, this...
 

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Over 100 local people tackling Type 2 diabetes with the NHS Low Calorie Diet programme

Thanks to the NHS Low Calorie Diet programme, over 100 Gloucestershire people with Type 2 diabetes are taking steps to reduce their medications, lose weight, improve their health and potentially put their diabetes into remission. One hundred and eleven individuals...
 

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COVID-19 vaccination: three centres hold drop-in clinics for over 18

Saturday 3 July 8:30am-12:00pm at Churchdown Community Centre, Gloucester 2.30pm- 5.30pm at Rowcroft Medical Centre, Stroud Saturday 3 July and Sunday 4 July 8.30am-4.00pm at Cirencester Hospital Three local GP-led vaccination sites are holding an additional ‘drop-in’ service this weekend...
 

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NHS urges people in current COVID-19 vaccination priority groups: ‘Don’t delay – take up the offer now’

Senior NHS vaccinators in Gloucestershire are urging people to act quickly and book an appointment as soon as local GP services make contact to invite them for their COVID-19 vaccination. Rapid progress is being made by local GP services in...
 

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Statement from NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

COVID-19 vaccination invite letter received in error “Due to an IT error, a number of families in Gloucester may have received an invite from the CCG for young children under the age of 18 to have a COVID-19 vaccination. The...
 

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Residents urged to share latest information on the vaccination programme in Gloucestershire

Young people across England between the ages of 18 and 29 years will continue to receive text messages over the coming days from the national NHS, inviting them to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the *national booking system (NBS) –...