Press Coverage


6 September 2019
– Punchline – Call for transparency over Hospital’s future.
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1 September 2019  – Gloucestershire Live – The Sky and BBC sports presenter caught up in delays at A&E.
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1 September 2019 – Gloucestershire Live -The Patient whose life was saved at Cheltenham A & E in plea to make sure it stays open.
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31 August 2019 – Gloucestershire Live – Campaigners claim NHS Document has potential to mislead the public.
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20 August 2019 – The future of Cheltenham’s A&E is now officially up for discussion
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5 August 2019 – Cheltenham A&E closure consultation paused after public outcry
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2 August 2019 – Cynical A&E closure plans slammed by town’s MP
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21 February 2019 – Minister urged to rethink Gloucestershire Hospitals pilot
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2018 – Surgeons say Gloucestershire Hospitals plan “not safe”
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2013– A&E stable emergency patients able to be accepted at Cheltenham General Hospital
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2013 – Early Day Motion – Emergency Surgery could end at Cheltenham General Hospital within 5 years
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2013 Strategy document, which led to Early Day Motion – note content in section 2 page 8

2013 – Cheltenham A&E Ambulance closure comes into force
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2006 – CGH Maternity downgrade to midwife led births only
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2006 – Charlie Chan commentary in Daily Telegraph – the solution is to depoliticise healthcare
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2005 – General Election – Dr Bob Hodges fights to save Battledown paediatric ward
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