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Leading heart consultant sings for Brighter Futures

Posted: 14 December 2018

Christmas sing along at 4.00pm on Wednesday 19 December

New Head and Neck Cancer Care 'Closer to Home' launched

Posted: 12 December 2018

Patient-inspired collaboration with Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS England benefits Swindon-area patients

Public health talk to highlight advice and support for carers

Posted: 12 December 2018

Find out more on Thursday 13 December at 6.00pm

New look for our Little Pioneers Nursery

Posted: 11 December 2018

Follows outstanding Ofsted rating and Millie's Mark

Brighter Futures announces the successful completion of its Radiotherapy Appeal

Posted: 11 December 2018

Trust's charity has achieved its target to raise £2.9million for clinical radiotherapy equipment

Successful bid for national funding

Posted: 07 December 2018

£30 million to expand hospital capacity

Call NHS 111 for urgent care and advice

Posted: 06 December 2018

Seek help early on

Expanded services ready for winter

Posted: 06 December 2018

More patients to be assessed, treated and home on the same day

Trust welcomes new Chair

Posted: 04 December 2018

Current Chair Roger Hill retires after ten years

Have your say on the local maternity services proposal

Posted: 30 November 2018

Wiltshire residents urged to give their views

Brighter Futures gives its Incubator Appeal a 'big push' ahead of Christmas

Posted: 29 November 2018

£175,000 target in sight

Hospital receives donation of £5,000 of equipment

Posted: 28 November 2018

Ex-patient's kind gesture after winning competition

Caring for the elderly in winter

Posted: 27 November 2018

Great advice from our consultant geriatrician

GWH introduces 'first cuddle' initiative for premature babies

Posted: 22 November 2018

Building bonds between mothers and babies

Essential roadworks and maintenance

Posted: 19 November 2018

Works affecting GWH site from Saturday 24 November

International Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day

Posted: 15 November 2018

Spotting the signs and saving lives

Stop the Pressure Day

Posted: 15 November 2018

Talking about pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores or bedsores

Wear purple for World Prematurity Day

Posted: 14 November 2018

Show your support on Saturday 17 November

NHS Unsung Hero Awards

Posted: 14 November 2018

Nominations are open

World Antibiotics Awareness Week – Change Can’t Wait

Posted: 14 November 2018

This week is World Antibiotics Awareness Week

Come and learn about clinical trials and health research

Posted: 31 October 2018

Public Health Talk on Thursday 8 November

Urgent Care Centre closed this morning

Posted: 31 October 2018

Closed today until 1.00pm

Alternative phone number

Posted: 30 October 2018

01793 463333 temporarily out of order

Come and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our Stem Cell Transplant service!

Posted: 26 October 2018

Join us in celebrating this remarkable achievement!

Are you looking to quit smoking?

Posted: 12 October 2018

Then come along to our public health talk on 18 October

Notice of election: Council of Governors

Posted: 17 September 2018

Nominations now open

Please come along to our Annual Members' Meeting

Posted: 14 September 2018

On Monday 24 September at the Great Western Hospital

Donations provide welcome boost to Brighter Futures Incubator Appeal

Posted: 03 September 2018

Appeal total has now reached £100,000

GWH volunteers show they're a cut above

Posted: 14 August 2018

Mother and son duo provide warm welcome on the ward

Fun, food and football at free family day

Posted: 03 July 2018

Brighter Futures event kicks off at 10.30am on Sunday 8 July

Awards honour NHS heroes after busiest ever year

Posted: 03 July 2018

Patients' Choice winner among nine awards announced

Recognising sepsis - come and find out more

Posted: 04 June 2018

Free public talk, this Thursday (7 June) at 6.00pm

Help us protect patients, staff and visitors

Posted: 30 May 2018

Cases of diarrhoea and vomiting at GWH

It's Sun Awareness Week!

Posted: 14 May 2018

How to stay safe now the sun is shining

Learn the secrets of a good night's sleep

Posted: 08 May 2018

Advice and information on offer on Saturday 12 May

Problems with our IT systems

Posted: 08 May 2018

Potential for delays at Great Western Hospital today

Information for women aged 70-79 who may have missed an invitation to a breast screen

Posted: 03 May 2018

What to do if you're affected

Patients asked to nominate staff who go the extra mile

Posted: 17 April 2018

Who should win our Patients' Choice Award?

Hospital to take part in scheme to end pj paralysis

Posted: 16 April 2018

#EndPJParalysis challenge running across the UK and Ireland until 26 June 2018

Free talk examines the signs of the deteriorating patient

Posted: 10 April 2018

Public invited to session on Thursday 12 April

UNICEF re-accredits GWH as baby friendly

Posted: 03 April 2018

Initiative supports breastfeeding and parent and child relationships

Trust celebrates as 85 per cent of staff have flu jab

Posted: 23 March 2018

4,062 staff received the jab since October 2017

Jobs for soon-to-be-qualified nurses at open day

Posted: 22 March 2018

Start a career in the NHS immediately after graduation

Help GWH special care babies get best start in life

Posted: 21 March 2018

Brighter Futures' £175,000 appeal for new incubators

Former GWH apprentice wins top award

Posted: 21 March 2018

Louise Steer won the Higher Apprentice of the Year award last week

Mums-to-be can go with the Flo to keep on top of their health

Posted: 15 March 2018

New project helping Swindon mums to monitor their health

Trust launches online Swindon Careers Hub

Posted: 13 March 2018

Connecting employers with local schools and colleges

Could you suffer from this common sleep condition?

Posted: 06 March 2018

Talk from 6-8pm on 16 March in the Academy, GWH

GWH marks Word Kidney Day by raising awareness of Acute Kidney Injury

Posted: 06 March 2018

Dedicated team helping to save more lives than ever before

Snow update: Appointments going ahead

Posted: 02 March 2018

Patients will be contacted if anything changes

Unique photo exhibition comes to GWH

Posted: 28 February 2018

Swindon artist Jan Andersen-Page showing work

Find out more about caring for the elderly at GWH

Posted: 22 February 2018

Recruitment afternoon on Tuesday 27 February

Overnight closure of main visitor car park

Posted: 21 February 2018

North car park shut from 6pm on Friday 23 February

Join the teams helping patients home after hospital

Posted: 20 February 2018

Nurse recruitment event on Saturday 24 February 2018

Sixty seconds that give premature babies the best start in life

Posted: 15 February 2018

90 per cent of premature births receive life-enhancing treatment

Swindon patients to benefit from cure-finding research project

Posted: 14 February 2018

Learning more about rare and hard-to-treat diseases

GWH gets top ratings from new mums

Posted: 12 February 2018

CQC survey results from January

Recruitment day for behind-the-scenes stars

Posted: 12 February 2018

In the Academy at GWH on Saturday 17 February

Red bag eases journey from care home to hospital

Posted: 09 February 2018

Simple initiative hopes to prevent unnecessary delays

New scheme helps young patients find a voice

Posted: 08 February 2018

Children's Unit noticeboard proves a hit

Trust launches new equality and diversity newsletter

Posted: 02 February 2018

January and February editions live

New GWH ward opens its doors to first patients

Posted: 01 February 2018

Extra beds to help manage winter pressures

New provider for Swindon's out-of-hours GP service

Posted: 01 February 2018

Transfer to Medvivo on Thursday 1 February

Experts to shed light on women's cancers

Posted: 30 January 2018

Free talk on Wednesday 14 February 2018, 6-8pm

Community dietitians help develop new booklet

Posted: 29 January 2018

Nutritional booklet launches on Monday 29 January

GWH best in south west for preventing falls

Posted: 24 January 2018

Patients receive more assessments than anywhere else

New group lets cancer patients have their say

Posted: 23 January 2018

Local people given platform to feed back views and opinions

Unsung hero at the Great Western Hospital nominated for new award

Posted: 22 January 2018

Business Support Advisor nominated by team

New information hub for carers launched

Posted: 18 January 2018

Weekly Carers Cafe offers advice and support

Doctor receives award for lifetime in healthcare

Posted: 17 January 2018

Dr Michael Natarajan given award by Royal College of Anaesthetists

Business as usual at the Great Western Hospital

Posted: 15 January 2018

Plans in place to limit any potential disruption

Help us protect patients and staff from flu

Posted: 05 January 2018

Seasonal virus can be easily spread in hospital

Postponement of routine operations and clinics

Posted: 04 January 2018

Important information for patients

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