Gloucestershire Hospitals restaurants open to the public
From Monday 19 July, Gloucestershire Hospitals will be reopening its restaurant doors to visitors and patients after more than a year since the start of the COVID pandemic.
International Women in Engineering Day
For International Women in Engineering Day we asked some of our GMS engineers (and those with associated roles) about their job and what it's like to work in a hospital environment.
GMS apprentice of the year 2021
Kate Trouse, Medical Engineering Apprentice, has been recognised as Gloucestershire Managed Services Apprentice of the Year 2021. We spoke to Kate about what it means to be an apprentice with GMS.
£13.7 million funding boost for Gloucestershire NHS environmental projects
Gloucestershire Managed Services has secured £13.7 million to carry out a range of environmental projects at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The project will help in achieving NHS carbon reduction targets and ensure that both Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals are more energy efficient for the future.
Gloucestershire hospital caterers launch Christmas in a Box
Christmas is coming and Gloucestershire Managed Services (GMS) catering team have come up with a new innovative solution to this year’s traditional Christmas lunch – Christmas in a Box.
A day in the life of Medical Engineering
Hospitals use a wide-variety of medical equipment every day in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. From the basic thermometer to cutting-edge equipment such as ventilators which keep people alive, without them many procedures or medical interventions would not be possible.
Sterile Services vital role in hospital surgery
Every day, roughly 230 patients have an operation at Cheltenham General Hospital and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. It’s a figure that has been reduced during COVID-19, but surgery hasn’t stopped. People will always require surgery from unforeseen emergency traumas to maternity procedures, and Gloucestershire Managed Services’ Sterile Services department is critical to ensuring these operations can go ahead.
GMS appoints new Operations Director
Gloucestershire Managed Services (GMS) is delighted to announce that Lee Wyatt has joined the GMS team as Operations Director.
Responding to COVID-19: A Day in the life of the Estates Department
Often never seen or heard, or thought of until something goes wrong, the Estates Maintenance team are always there to provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. On a daily basis they work to ensure the estate runs smoothly and theatres and wards stay open to patients so they can get the care that they need and to enable staff to do their jobs.
A day in the life of Portering Services
Right on the frontline, our porters are essential in transporting patients and goods to where they need to be at the right time. But that’s not all they do. Operating 24/7, they are also part of emergency response, attend violence and aggression incidents and often act as that first point of contact for patients on arrival to the hospital. Their roles are truly diverse and essential to the smooth running of the hospitals.
GMS celebrates Rainbow Day
Gloucestershire Managed Services (GMS) staff celebrated Rainbow Day yesterday (14 May) as part of Gloucestershire Hospitals Staff Advice and Support Hub’s first birthday.
GMS launches vision, mission and values
Gloucestershire Managed Services (GMS) launched its vision, misson and values – a definition of who GMS is and its ambition for the future. As part of the launch, GMS has also undergone a brand refresh to provide a new look and feel that represents its service offering.
Gloucestershire hospital porters receive High Sheriff award
The Portering team at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital have received an award from the High Sheriff of Gloucestershire.