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Urgent Treatment Centre - early closing

Posted: 20 September 2021

Centre closed 10.00pm-7.00am

Online Public Health Talk - Organ Donation

Posted: 08 September 2021

Local people are invited to stand for election to become a public governor

Posted: 01 September 2021

Applications open until 30 September

Clinically urgent blood tests to continue in our GP surgeries

Posted: 31 August 2021

How the global shortage of blood testing equipment is being addressed

Health chiefs urge appropriate use of NHS this bank holiday weekend as data shows people visiting A&E for sunburn and sore throats

Posted: 25 August 2021

BSW Partnership appeals to the public

Annual Members' Meeting 2021

Posted: 24 August 2021

Virtual meeting taking place on Tuesday 21 September at 5.00pm

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week across the south west

Posted: 02 August 2021

Empowering mothers to breast feed when they're out and about

The hospital is extremely busy

Posted: 22 July 2021

How you can seek help

Coronavirus rules in healthcare settings after 19 July

Posted: 15 July 2021

The COVID-19 guidelines are staying in place.

Major donors see Radiotherapy Centre development first-hand

Posted: 08 July 2021

Rotary Club members tour construction site

Brighter Futures launch Wellbeing Garden Appeal to remember lives lost

Posted: 06 July 2021

Memorial garden for local people

We need your views to expand and improve our urgent and emergency care services

Posted: 07 June 2021

Let us know about your experiences

Planning ahead for end of life care

Posted: 06 May 2021

Online Public Health Talk

Hospital re-route

Posted: 20 April 2021

Road and bus route changes from Friday 23 April

Pre-operative and Urgent Care Centre to move to new locations

Posted: 08 April 2021

Changes from Monday 12 April

Land acquisition paves the way for Great Western Hospital expansion

Posted: 01 April 2021

Another significant step for the Way Forward Programme

Volunteers needed for COVID-19 and flu vaccines study

Posted: 29 March 2021

Can you help with this vital research?

Boots Pharmacy to relocate

Posted: 11 March 2021

The move will commence from 22 March

Join our Primary Care Patient Engagement Forum

Posted: 16 February 2021

Have your say on how we can improve your GP surgery

Online Public Health Talk - The Menopause and HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) - what you need to know

Posted: 04 February 2021

Talk by Mr David Griffiths, Consultant Gynaecologist and accredited specialist with the British Menopause Society

Share your views on the Urgent Care Centre

Posted: 04 February 2021

We want to hear from you on the plans for our new Urgent Treatment Centre

Join our virtual work experience scheme

Posted: 03 February 2021

If you're considering a career in the NHS, sign up today

Play your part in helping your local NHS, as unprecedented pressure prompts united response from all public frontline services

Posted: 19 January 2021

Press release issued by Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group)

The hospital is still extremely busy

Posted: 18 January 2021

Please help us through this difficult time

Swindon Cancer Partnership Group is looking to expand its numbers

Posted: 14 January 2021

Please help us develop our services

Friends and family text message service roll out

Posted: 08 January 2021

Making it easier for you to give us your feedback

COVID-19 vaccination programme gets underway

Posted: 04 January 2021

Updated

Brighter Futures launches new Dementia Appeal

Posted: 21 December 2020

Improving care for patients living with dementia, who have a stay in hospital

Call for volunteers to take part in a new COVID-19 vaccine study

Posted: 16 December 2020

Can you help with battling the pandemic?

The Wiltshire Heart Throbs release their fifth charity single after surviving COVID-19

Posted: 07 December 2020

Raising funds for the Trust's charity, Brighter Futures, and UNICEF

Health and care partners in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire awarded Integrated Care System status

Posted: 04 December 2020

Health and care organisations in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) are set to work in an even more joined up way

Local people urged to Think 111 First

Posted: 30 November 2020

Call 111 first if you have an urgent medical problem

Health and Wellbeing Project Manager at Great Western Hospital wins regional Parliamentary Award

Posted: 23 November 2020

Congratulations to Sam Walklett

Please support your local NHS

Posted: 19 November 2020

The Great Western Hospital is extremely busy

Advanced Clinical Practitioners make significant contributions to patient care

Posted: 10 November 2020

Four studies lead to practical improvements

An update on COVID-19

Posted: 05 November 2020

Accessing our services during the national lockdown

End of life care professionals are helping people talk about what matters most in the final stages of life

Posted: 23 October 2020

Free talk during Dying Matters Week

New quiet room opens at Great Western Hospital

Posted: 14 October 2020

Space for families to think and reflect

Brighter Futures' Christmas raffle - will you win the grand?

Posted: 09 October 2020

Tickets for online draw on sale now

Refurbishment of GP practices

Posted: 02 October 2020

Information about Abbey Meads, Penhill and Crossroads surgeries

Trust achieves top rating in national SmokeFree survey

Posted: 01 October 2020

Now we're supporting Stoptober to help you quit too

Changes to car parking at GWH

Posted: 01 October 2020

Change in arrangements as from Monday 5 October 2020

£15 million investment in urgent and emergency care

Posted: 01 October 2020

Expanded Urgent Treatment Centre to replace Urgent Care Centre

Trust's Chief Nurse asks local people for their support to help loved ones leave hospital

Posted: 01 October 2020

#HelpingYouToGetHome campaign asks families, friends and carers to help ensure patients can leave hospital as soon as they are well enough

Local residents invited to our Annual Members' Meeting

Posted: 01 October 2020

'Virtual' online meeting taking place on Tuesday 29 September

Have you had a conversation about organ donation with your loved ones?

Posted: 01 October 2020

Every day in the UK, somebody will die whilst waiting for an organ transplant.

Brighter Futures Blanketeers

Posted: 01 October 2020

We want your blankets and crocheted squares

Swindon Sexual Health Service Public Consultation

Posted: 01 October 2020

We are keen to hear your comments and feedback

Radiotherapy Centre building begins

Posted: 01 October 2020

Building work for a Radiotherapy Centre on the Great Western Hospital is underway.

On your bike! Raise funds for Brighter Futures

Posted: 15 September 2020

Sign up for the annual Prudential RideLondon event

What to expect if you are having surgery

Posted: 15 September 2020

Changes to self-isolation guidance

Dr Thaung Htaik

Posted: 15 September 2020

A statement by Kevin McNamara, Chief Executive

We're here for you this bank holiday

Posted: 15 September 2020

Do not delay seeking help this bank holiday weekend

A message for outpatients

Posted: 15 September 2020

We're beginning to offer face-to-face and telephone appointments again

Chief Executive's message for local people

Posted: 15 September 2020

Latest coronavirus (COVID-19) update

It's important that you attend your hospital appointment as planned

Posted: 15 September 2020

You may be putting your health at serious risk

Look out for others during the hot weather

Posted: 15 September 2020

Temperatures forecast to soar into the 30s this week

CQC inspection of Great Western Hospital

Posted: 15 September 2020

Report of inspection carried out in February 2020

Improvements in culture of speaking up

Posted: 15 September 2020

Speaking up is key to patient safety

All you need to know about video consultations

Posted: 15 September 2020

Have your appointment in the comfort of your own home

Urgent Care Centre - change in opening times

Posted: 15 September 2020

Now open 7.00am-10.30pm

Notice of Election: Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's Council of Governors

Posted: 15 September 2020

Local people are invited to stand for election

Virtual Board meetings

Posted: 15 September 2020

New arrangements from Thursday 6 August

Non-urgent appointments and operations postponed

Posted: 15 September 2020

You will be contacted if your appointment is going ahead

Our doors are always open

Posted: 15 September 2020

Don't ever hesitate - we're here to help

Information on COVID-19 related deaths

Posted: 15 September 2020

Urgent Care Centre opening hours changing

Posted: 15 September 2020

Dr Edmond Adedeji

Posted: 15 September 2020

A statement by Kevin McNamara, Chief Executive

Thank you for your continued support

Posted: 15 September 2020

We have been overwhelmed by the generous donations

Letters from home

Posted: 15 September 2020

Send a letter to your loved ones at GWH

Rosemarie Phillips, Public Governor

Posted: 15 September 2020

A statement from Kevin McNamara, Chief Executive

Help us help you get the treatment you need

Posted: 15 September 2020

Do not delay seeking help

We are open this bank holiday weekend

Posted: 15 September 2020

Urgent Care Centre open 24/7

NHS 111 Online advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) [old]

Posted: 15 September 2020

If you think you have symptoms or have been travelling

Kick the habit on No Smoking Day

Posted: 15 September 2020

Tobacco kills up to half of its users

NHS 111 Online advice on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted: 15 September 2020

If you think you have symptoms or have been travelling

More about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to stop it

Posted: 15 September 2020

Advice we all need to follow

Stay at home

Posted: 15 September 2020

Guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection

Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds

Posted: 15 September 2020

Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds

A message for patients with outpatient appointments

Posted: 15 September 2020

We are moving some appointments over the phone

Restrictions on visiting

Posted: 15 September 2020

Special measures to help contain coronavirus (COVID-19)

Trust statement in relation to COVID-19 case

Posted: 15 September 2020

Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

Posted: 15 September 2020

Kevin McNamara appointed to role

Brighter Futures launch Better Births Appeal

Posted: 15 September 2020

Focusing on more personalised, patient-centred births

Brighter Futures Blanketeers: Calling all knitters

Posted: 15 September 2020

Bringing comfort to end of life patients

Reduced GP services today

Posted: 15 September 2020

Abbey Meads Medical Centre, Crossroads Surgery and Penhill Surgery affected

Phone fault affecting GP surgeries

Posted: 15 September 2020

Message for patients at Moredon Medical Centre, Abbey Meads Medical Centre, Crossroads Surgery and Penhill Surgery

Pam Ayres shows support of Brighter Futures with evening show

Posted: 15 September 2020

How to book your tickets

Regional choirs come together for Great Western Choir event

Posted: 15 September 2020

Musical treat for Friday 28 February

Storm damage to the hospital

Posted: 15 September 2020

Entrances, parking and bus routes affected

Walk-in Centre now re-opened

Posted: 15 September 2020

Update following flooding on Monday

Walk-in Centre back to normal

Posted: 15 September 2020

Earlier problems with flooding now resolved

Coronavirus: Latest information and advice

Posted: 15 September 2020

The latest national guidance

Have your say

Posted: 15 September 2020

Moredon and Abbey Meads Patient Participation Groups

Italian bikers bring therapy to GWH

Posted: 15 September 2020

Thrills for children and long-term patients

What's happening behind the scenes while you're waiting in the Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre

Posted: 15 September 2020

A video message from our Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centre team

GWH asks for support of local people at busy time

Posted: 15 September 2020

A message from the Emergency Department Lead Consultant

Casualty star takes on 90ft abseil for Brighter Futures

Posted: 15 September 2020

Jason Durr among around 50 people raising funds

Free talk to help women take steps towards better pelvic health

Posted: 15 September 2020

Event at GWH at 6.00pm on Thursday 16 January

We're celebrating International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

Posted: 15 September 2020

And we would like to hear your stories

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