News archive 2014

News in Brief - Autumn 2014

Keeping you up to date with the latest news, updates and developments from the Trust.

GWH telephones - Wednesday 26 November

Urgent contact numbers if you have problems

Successful weight management group comes to Chippenham

Trust dieticians to provide free service

Ebola exercise at Great Western Hospital

Testing our preparedness

Chemotherapy in the community

Hope for Tomorrow launches new appeal

Pantomime to bring festive magic to young patients

Starlight Christmas Pantomime to visit on 11 December

Festive fundraiser marks the start of Christmas at the Trust

Raise money for Brighter Futures at the Celebration of Life event

Return to Acute Care course gets nurses working again

Return to Acute Care course gets registered nurses back into work

Help us reach our Breast Cancer Appeal target

Four events to enjoy and raise money

Macmillan Cancer Support Survivorship Focus Group

Come along to our next meeting - Monday 24 November

GWH works to protect the future of antibiotics

Playing our part in European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Specialist nurses to help young families

Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) set up for Wiltshire

We've Signed up to Safety

Making the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world

Successful weight management group comes to Chippenham

Trust dietitians to provide free service

Santa to deliver your Christmas messages to staff at GWH

Calling on patients and visitors to help spread Christmas cheer

Some new rheumatology patients to be referred elsewhere until further notice

Changes from 19 November

Problems with phones at GWH

Problems with incoming calls

National strike action

Important information for patients

More choice for local cancer patients

Official Mobile Chemotherapy Launch

New car parking charges from 1 October

New car parking charges at GWH from 1 October

Strike action on Monday 13 October

Important information for patients

Radiographers' Industrial Action

Monday 20 October 9.00am-1.00pm

Problems with incoming calls

BT have solved the problem for now

Monitor to investigate Trust's financial situation

Growing demand leads to expected deficit

GWH to host series of evening Twitter Q&A sessions with dietitians

Sugar: a bitter issue

New dementia friendly ward at GWH

£98,000 ward redesign funded by the Trust's charity Brighter Futures

New ophthalmology clinic opens in Swindon

State-of-the-art eye clinic opened at Eldene Surgery in Swindon

Over 60 and feeling under the weather?

Early advice is the best advice

Recruitment day for children's nurses at GWH

Come along to meet us on Saturday 8 November

Specialist community physio part-funded by Corsham family

Fundraising family make a difference in loved one's memory

Swindon Sexual Health Week

'Love Life!' website launched to mark the week

Respect Us campaign launched to protect NHS staff

Keeping our staff safe at work

Are you a nurse, health visitor or midwife interested in returning to practice?

Free new programme offers nurses, midwives and health visitors the chance to get back into work

Trust trials Hello my name is... campaign

Highlighting the importance of compassionate care

Have your say on community healthcare services

Next Spotlight event will be held in Devizes on September 18

GWH celebrates success in tackling Sepsis

A year of achievements in fighting the condition

Take part in our Sepsis Quiz

Test your knowledge on all the need-to-know information

Learn more about your local health trust

GWH Trust holds Annual Members' Meeting

It needn't be ED - Remember to choose well

Know what your local healthcare options are

Local people invited to information evening about death and dying

GWH and Prospect Hospice join forces

Trust secures technology funding from NHS England

Scheme will enable staff to manage medication electronically

Five choirs, 100 voices, one big concert

Event to raise funds for breast cancer appeal

Changes to maternity services

Services to be run by the RUH from 1 June

Trust us we're Dietitians

Celebrating the world's first Dietitians Week 9-13 June

Come along to our free Health Talk

A short history of tics, twitches and tremors

Winners of the Staff Excellence Awards 2014

Find out who the worthy winners are

Babies get the best start at GWH Maternity Unit

GWH recognised for breastfeeding support

Organ donors urged to discuss decision with family

Discussions encouraged as part of National Transplant Week

GWH Sepsis campaign sees drop in mortality rates

Summer Panto will bring sunshine to young patients at GWH

Starlight Children's Foundation to pay a special visit

Volunteers needed for Patient Lead Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE)

Chance to visit our services and share your views

Public invited to stress buster session at GWH

First in new series of health talks

GWH launches new breast cancer treatment appeal

Help us fund pioneering treatment for breast cancer patients

Skydive and support our breast cancer appeal

Take part in a thrilling adventure for GWH

Help us protect patients, staff and visitors

Cases of Norovirus found at Great Western Hospital

Local people invited to become Trust Governors

Your chance to represent the views of your local community

Thinking of having a baby?

Health talk at GWH reveals all about pregnancy!

Meet the GWH choir

Meet the GWH Choir

Celebrating nursing at GWH

Hospital invites public to join their celebrations

Spotlight on GWH 2 June

Public invited to share their views on GWH

GWH midwife named South and Midlands Midwife of the Year

GWH midwife, Vivienne Cutler, nominated for exceptional care

Sign up for a three cities cycle challenge this new year

A four day event through Amsterdam, Holland and Brussels

Nurses from Ireland, Spain and Portugal join the Trust

New recruits at GWH in Swindon and our Wiltshire community hospitals

New Medical Director appointed at the Trust

Dr Guy Rooney to take on role from April

Dental Access Centres extend their opening hours

Appointments now available from 8am until 7pm on Thursdays

The selection box of bad diets

Healthy eating, activity and long term behaviour change works best

Nominate staff for our People's Choice Award 2015

Celebrating staff who make a difference

Phone lines out of action at Chippenham Birth Centre

System down from 8am-12noon on 5 February for essential repairs

Be there tomorrow

Take a step towards quitting today

Recruitment Open Days - 28 Feb and 1 Mar

Nurses, other healthcare professionals and administration staff needed to work in community

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