Buses drive HIV message home

To mark World AIDS Day on 1 December, South Gloucestershire Council and NHS South Gloucestershire have launched a joint campaign with HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) focussing on HIV prevention and education. From 23 November, all buses running from Muller Road depot into South Gloucestershire will carry internal posters highlighting the need for people who think

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National survey finds good levels of dental health in South Gloucestershire

Five year olds in South Gloucestershire enjoy relatively low levels of dental decay compared with children from other areas according to a survey released today. The survey by the new NHS Dental Epidemiology Programme (NHS DEP) for England provides a snapshot of the oral health of five-year-old children. The report NHS Dental Epidemiology Programme for England; Oral Health Survey of

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NHS South Gloucestershire rated “good” in annual check-up

NHS South Gloucestershire has achieved an overall “good” result in the annual health check. This reflects the organisation’s achievements to improve health, reduce health inequalities, bring healthcare closer to communities and improve patients’ experiences of the care they receive. The Primary Care Trust (PCT) received an assessment of “good” for Quality of Commissioning and “fair” for Quality of Financial Management.

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