Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

Brexit puzzle

Exclusive: NHS trusts dismiss Brexit impact on staff retention

NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.


New chair announced for ICS

An integrated care system in the south west of England has appointed Nick Relph as interim chair.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Cancer Care

Winner Belfast Health and Social Care Trust: Improving the safety of chemotherapy prescribing through implementation of a standardised electronic assessment proforma


Revealed: New money for 15 trusts to trial flexible working

Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.

Vale Community Hospital

Trusts to appoint joint chief ahead of merger

A community trust and mental health trust have announced plans to merge and will switch to joint leadership next year.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in the Community

North East London Foundation Trust and BHR Clinical Commissioning Group: Significant 7 – Signs of Deterioration for Care Homes

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Clinical Support Services

Hampshire Constabulary & Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Leadership troubles across the boards

Fortnightly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

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Board upheaval at governance failure trust

Two non-executive directors are departing from Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust just weeks after it revealed it was heading for a large unexpected deficit.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: England's only health economy running a surplus

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

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Gloucestershire seeks control of health budget in devolution deal

Control of health and social care budgets and retention of 100% business rates growth proposed


Trust told to do more for people with restricted mobility

PERFORMANCE: Gloucestershire Care Services Trust has said it needs to improve its services for people with mobility issues, hearing loss, sight loss and communication difficulties.


Ambulance service to stay on as out-of-hours provider

COMMERCIAL: South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust is to continue to provide out-of-hours services in Gloucestershire after winning a fresh contract, it has announced.

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Patients warned over telehealth scammers

COMMERCIAL: A community services provider has warned local patients using NHS-funded telehealth services to be vigilant after fraudsters tricked a patient into paying for the service by posing as a telehealth company.

Community trust joins FT pipeline

STRUCTURE: An NHS community trust set up in the wake of a High Court battle has been accepted onto the foundation trust pipeline.

Third of community trust staff report abuse from patients

WORKFORCE: A third of staff employed by Gloucestershire Care Services Trust have experienced harassment, bullying or abuse from patients and their relatives, a survey reveals.

District nurses' working changes meet opposition

Gloucestershire Care Services Trust has defended proposals to change the way its district nurses work amid concerns from the Royal College of Nursing and local campaigners.