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All Gloucestershire pharmacies sign up to new Pharmacy First Service treating patients for seven common conditions

Pharmacies across Gloucestershire will be extending the range of clinical services they provide by treating seven common conditions following NHS England’s nationwide launch of the Pharmacy First service on 31 January. Under the service, highly trained pharmacists can assess and...
 

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BMA Junior Doctors’ industrial action – Saturday 24 February (7am) to Wednesday 28 February 2024 (11.59pm)

Cheltenham A&E will temporarily close from 8pm on Thursday 22 February to 8am on Thursday 29 February. No Minor Injury and Illness Unit (MIIU) service will be provided there during this period. Emergency care services (A&E) will be centralised at...
 

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National Dental Recovery Plan statement

NHS Gloucestershire welcomes publication of the NHS Dental Recovery Plan which outlines new measures to improve access to NHS dentistry across England. As in other parts of the country, access to NHS dentistry in Gloucestershire has been very challenging with...
 

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Gloucestershire celebrates new Community Diagnostic Centre opening

Gloucestershire’s brand-new diagnostic centre has opened its doors today and is welcoming patients for diagnostic tests. The new £15m facility at Quayside in Gloucester will offer more than 80,000 extra diagnostic appointments each year, allowing patients across Gloucestershire to access...
 

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Advice for parents and carers – common winter bugs and advice on measles

In the winter months we often see lots of bugs and viruses circulating and it can be hard to know what the right thing is to do if your child falls ill. With that in mind, the NHS in Gloucestershire...
 

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Are you/your child protected from Measles? How to check your family’s vaccination status

With an increase in cases of measles in some parts of the country, it’s important to ensure you and your children are protected with both doses of the MMR vaccine. When children should have the MMR vaccine The MMR vaccine...
 

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BBC Panorama – Focus on Maternity Services

A BBC Panorama documentary on Maternity Services will be broadcast on Monday 29 January. You can find information, including FAQs and support at: https://www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk/about-us/news-media/press-releases-statements/statement-bbc-panorama-focus-on-maternity-services/
 

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Project to understand the impact of chronic pain shortlisted for HSJ Partnership Award

A community health project in Cam which works with people with experience of persistent pain in a bid to understand how the condition affects their lives has been shortlisted for a national award. GL11 Community Hub and NHS Gloucestershire have...
 

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People aged over 40 in Gloucestershire urged to start 2024 with a blood pressure check in bid to reduce heart attacks and stroke

The NHS in Gloucestershire is urging people aged 40 and over to get 2024 off to a healthy start by dropping in at a community location for a blood pressure check. One Gloucestershire’s Information Bus and the Outreach Vaccination and...
 

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BMA Junior Doctors’ industrial action – Wednesday 20 December (7am) to Saturday 23 December 2023 (7am) and Wednesday 3 January (7am) to Tuesday 9 January 2024 (7am)

Cheltenham A&E will temporarily close from 8am on Tuesday 19 December to 8am on Saturday 23 December. No Minor Injury and Illness Unit (MIIU) service will be provided there either. Cheltenham A&E will switch to an MIIU service only from...