Have your say on South Glos Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Consultation has begun on South Gloucestershire’s first Health and Wellbeing Strategy and local people are being encouraged to have their say. Prepared by the district’s Health and Wellbeing Board, the strategy sets out a series of priorities to make sure that South Gloucestershire’s health and care services meet the needs of local people in the coming years. Among its draft

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NHS launches survey on care in the community

NHS South Gloucestershire has launched a questionnaire for patients, family members and carers to share their views on South Gloucestershire’s current range of community health services and what needs to be provided in the future. South Gloucestershire’s community health services provide a range of nursing care in people’s own homes, community specialist clinics and in Henderson Ward at Thornbury Hospital.

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Chair announced for NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos

The NHS has announced today that Stephen Harrison has been appointed chairman of the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Primary Care Trust cluster. The PCT cluster is the executive and governance function of the three PCTs for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, who collectively commission £1.5 billion worth of health services for their populations of around one million

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South Glos rated one of best performing areas for stroke care

Stroke services for patients and their carers in South Gloucestershire have been rated as one of the best performing in England by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). In 2010, the Care Quality Commission completed a comprehensive review of stroke services across England. The review looked at the services commissioned by Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and local authorities across the entire

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Exercise on Prescription scheme recognised at regional NHS awards

South Gloucestershire’s unique Exercise on Prescription scheme recently reached the South West regional final of the prestigious NHS Health and Social Care Awards for the ‘Success in Partnership’ category. The Exercise on Prescription scheme was recognised for its excellent partnership work between a number of organisations including South Gloucestershire Council, NHS South Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire Leisure Trust. The Exercise

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