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Clinical trials leading the way in innovative care

Posted: 20 May 2019

Patients and their families encouraged to enquire about taking part

End of life care nurses urge local people to talk about their wishes and plans

Posted: 13 May 2019

It's Dying Matters Week

We're celebrating International Day of Nursing

Posted: 10 May 2019

Chief Nurse pays tribute to hospital and community nurses and midwives

Sun Awareness Week

Posted: 08 May 2019

Essential advice from Macmillan Skin Cancer Specialist

LGBTQ+ community supported with new Rainbow Badge Scheme

Posted: 07 May 2019

Staff signing up to be 'Rainbow Warriors'

End of life and palliative care professionals help people in Swindon to talk, plan and live

Posted: 03 May 2019

Free talk at GWH on Thursday 16 May

Eight day reduction in length of stay for patients with a red bag

Posted: 24 April 2019

New scheme already improving patient care

Giving patients a voice to improve the care we give

Posted: 23 April 2019

Experience of Care Week - 22-26 April

Children can now drive themselves to surgery in style

Posted: 17 April 2019

A big thank you to Tesla Owners Group UK for the donation

South Cerney Army Regiment delivers Easter Eggs to Children's Ward

Posted: 15 April 2019

The children were thrilled to receive the sweet treats

Support your local NHS to help patients leave hospital

Posted: 11 April 2019

There's lots family, friends and carers can do to help

Seek help early on

Posted: 11 April 2019

Don't wait until your condition gets worse

Free health talk offers kidney advice

Posted: 11 April 2019

Guidance on maintaining healthy kidneys and recognising kidney issues

New incubators to care for the Trusts youngest patients

Posted: 29 March 2019

See how your fundraising has helped the Trust's youngest patients.

Brighter Futures wins Pride of Swindon Award

Posted: 28 March 2019

The award celebrated the charity smashing their £2.9million target

Swallowing Awareness Day

Posted: 12 March 2019

Speech and Language Therapists managing dysphagia - swallowing difficulties

National Nutrition and Hydration Week

Posted: 12 March 2019

Help Brighter Futures hit their Droplet Cup Appeal Target

National Apprenticeship Week

Posted: 05 March 2019

Find out more about the range of apprentices available at GWH

Need some guidance on the new Red Bags?

Posted: 04 March 2019

GWH is holding a free health talk about the red bag scheme

Do you know if you're an alcoholic?

Posted: 04 March 2019

Found out more about the services available at the Great Western Hospital for those struggling with alcohol addictions.

Opportunities to join our team

Posted: 04 March 2019

Many of our roles don't require a healthcare qualification

Great Western Hospital improves care for deaf patients with new virtual service

Posted: 18 February 2019

The service will improve the patient experience for all deaf patients

Admiral Nurse Service Launched at Swindon's Great Western Hospital

Posted: 18 February 2019

New service will see a team of dedicated specialist dementia nurses working across community and hospital settings

Problems with some phone numbers

Posted: 14 February 2019

What to do if you can't get through

Sweet treats for Brighter Futures at Rick Stein's Marlborough restaurant

Posted: 12 February 2019

Coffee morning raises over £600

Great Western Hospital is best performing in new national pilot

Posted: 05 February 2019

Saving 80 lives over the last three years

Update: contacting or visiting the hospital today

Posted: 02 February 2019

Latest information

Snow update

Posted: 01 February 2019

Information for patients, visitors and staff

Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal Assessment and Treatment Service (MATS) appointments cancelled

Posted: 01 February 2019

Please don't attend today

Great Western Hospital leads the way down under

Posted: 31 January 2019

GWH has been approached by a Melbourne based healthcare provider.

Reminding vulnerable residents to get the flu vaccine

Posted: 29 January 2019

As temperatures continue to drop and snow falls, we're reminding those who are eligible to get their free flu jab.

New red bags to arrive with care home residents at Great Western Hospital

Posted: 28 January 2019

Simple idea to improve hospital care

Brighter Futures event kicks off radiotherapy celebrations following charity's success

Posted: 25 January 2019

Flash mob helps to say 'Thank you'

New patient pathway to reduce waiting times in the Emergency Department

Posted: 24 January 2019

Improvements for patients with chest pain

Physiotherapists share advice and support for local people with hip and knee pain

Posted: 14 January 2019

A free wellbeing event

New training to improve quality of care for patients with additional and complex needs

Posted: 09 January 2019

New learning and development toolkit for staff

Keep off teething necklaces

Posted: 08 January 2019

Consultant paediatrician warns of dangers

GWH improves services with new Medical Day Unit

Posted: 08 January 2019

Dedicated unit at the Swindon Intermediate Care Centre (SwICC)

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