We provide a range of services to Gloucestershire's population of approximately 600,000 people. We run the county's community hospitals, provide nursing, physiotherapy, reablement and adult social care in community settings, and run health visiting, school nursing and speech and language therapy services for children.
We also provide a number of specialist services including sexual health, heart failure, community dentistry, diabetes, IV therapy, tissue viability and community equipment.
The Trust’s services are mainly commissioned by Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and Gloucestershire County Council.
The Trust employs around 2,700 people, including nursing, medical, dental, allied health professionals, support staff, administrative and clerical workers.
We also work in close partnership with around 800 social care staff from Gloucestershire County Council. This collaborative approach is designed to ensure that we can respond to both health and social care needs - which often overlap - to provide the most appropriate service or services.
What we do
We serve the entirety of Gloucestershire, an area of 1045 square miles, made up of the large urban communities of Gloucester and Cheltenham, sitting within a largely rural community from the Forest of Dean to the Cotswolds.
We work in peoples' homes, community clinics, outpatient departments, community hospitals, schools and GP practices. We also provide in-reach services into acute hospitals, nursing and residential homes and social care settings.
Our adult services work closely with Gloucestershire County Council and we work in partnership across the county with voluntary organisations, our commissioners and communities to deliver high quality services.