News archive 2012

It needn't be A&E - Choose Well this winter

At least one in four people attending A&E could be treated more quickly and effectively elsewhere

Paralympian to open Wheelchair service at Melksham

Five times medallist Stephanie Millward lends her support

The Great Western Hospital is 10!

Artwork unveiling to kick off week of GWH anniversary events

Share your experiences

Volunteers needed to help us improve patient experience

GWH 10th anniversary events revealed

Celebrate our 10th anniversary with us

Chemotherapy unit moves closer to patients' homes

Mobile Chemotherapy Unit to open in March 2013

Chippenham X-ray service back on line

New equipment installed and major refurbishment

Restricted access to Warminster Hospital on 30th November

Parade through town may affect access to Warminster hospital and parking

Have your say - Cancer Services DVD

Team to produce DVD for those affected by cancer

GWH calls on people to reach new heights

Abseil for GWH as part of their 10 year anniversary

Chippenham Birthing Centre raise nearly £4k at roadshow

Mother and Baby Roadshow a fundraising success

Improving dementia care

Trust launches Dementia Champions campaign

Your chance to become a Governor

Represent the views of your local community and influence how your local NHS healthcare provider is run.

Notice of Election

Notice of Election - for the Council of Governors of the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mother and Baby Roadshow

Chippenham Birthing Centre's fundraising roadshow coming soon

Wiltshire Breast Screening Service at GWH celebrates 21 years

Breast screening service reaches 21 years

GWH staff shortlisted for prestigious national health awards

HSJ Awards shortlist revealed

Community art gallery opens at GWH

First exhibition on display from local artist

Your invite to our Annual Members' Meeting

Hear about the Trust's latest developments and put your questions to us

Sainsbury's in Wootton Bassett kick-off fundraising for SCBU

Store selects SCBU at GWH as their charity of the year

Help GWH celebrate its 10th anniversary

Your child's chance to be part of commemorative artwork

Have you shared your contact details?

Help us keep you informed about your appointments

Who is your NHS Hero?

National scheme to recognise NHS staff

Celebrating excellence at annual staff awards

Outstanding achievements showcased at awards ceremony

Trust launches Green Bag initiative to improve patient safety

Green bags allow patients to keep their medicines with them

Information about BMA industrial action following Government dispute

Plans in place to keep disruption to a minimum

Prevention is the key for specialist Nurse group

Nurses organise a Pressure Ulcer Awareness Week

Your chance to become a Trust Governor

2012 Governor nominations now open - Gloucestershire and BANES

GWH staff gearing up for Work out at Work Day

Staff to try out fitness classes and Pedometers

'Enjoy it. Don't spoil it' call to Euro 2012 fans

Message to supporters as countdown begins

Dementia - Keeping it in mind

Raising the quality of care for people with Dementia

GWH displays art from the V&A Museum

Exclusive artwork on display at GWH

GWH becomes designated Trauma Unit

Hospital is placed within two regional Trauma Networks

Beech Ward renamed as Mulberry Ward

Name change for Beech Ward at Chippenham Hospital

Birth Centre anniversary

Join us for a 'Tweetathon' from the Birth Centre

Celebrate World Nurses Day - 12th May 2012

Nurses past and present share their special memories

Information on strike action by Carillion support workers

Patient services not affected by Carillion strike

Share your views with us

Blog launched to provide new insight into the Trust

Promoting dignity in care

Trust supports Dignity Action Day

Celebrating staff who make a difference

Trust launches People's Choice Award

Statement regarding Care Quality Commission report

Trust response to CQC Review of Compliance published on 26th January

Productive Community Hospital Programme launched at Savernake

Hospital wards join forces to improve patient care

Trust Board meeting details announced

Board papers now available for Trust Board meeting on 26th January 2012

Important information regarding Norovirus in the community

Information for patients and visitors about Norovirus

Update on traffic issues leading onto GWH

Information about recent traffic issues at the hospital

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