NHS Trusts reintroduce some restrictions on hospital visiting

As England enters national lockdown tomorrow, the NHS in Gloucestershire is introducing some new visiting restrictions in the county’s hospitals. The new restrictions mean that visitors can comply with The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 and the NHS can ensure that safety is maintained for our patients, their families and colleagues. Professor Steve Hams, Director of Quality and Chief Nurse at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation... Read More

Patients encouraged to attend hospital appointments and get the treatment they need

Doctors and other healthcare professionals in Gloucestershire are urging local people to continue to attend their planned and routine appointments in hospital and other NHS settings, despite the second national lockdown which is due to start on Thursday. The NHS has worked hard to restore planned and non-emergency services following the suspension in services during the peak of the outbreak earlier this year, and although waiting times for some procedures have increased as a result... Read More