Primary Care Changes in Gloucester

The biggest thing we all have in common, in any community, is our dependence on our GP surgery and all our NHS services. Different issues, at different times: but the same organisations to help us.

Water refill scheme set to make a big splash

Gloucester businesses are coming together with local organisations to launch a free water refill scheme to help tackle plastic pollution. The Refill scheme will see businesses that have signed up to the initiative allowing people to fill up their water bottles for free.

All Change at Gloucester Station

Gloucester Residents have welcomed £3.75m secured to revamp Gloucester station. One wrote: “I’ve always hated using that underpass and am very pleased that its days are numbered.” Cllr Paul James said, “These new plans will make our station much more attractive.”

Reducing Risk from Gambling in our Communities

Gloucester MP Richard Graham has today welcomed the Government announcement that they will be capping the maximum stake on B2 gaming machines (also known as Fixed Odds Betting Terminals - FOBTs) from £100 to £2.

Aethelflaed comes to Gloucester

BBC historians headline Gloucester’s Aethelflaed Talks

Dr Janina Ramirez and Tom Holland, two of the BBC’s most popular history broadcasters, will be speaking at Gloucester’s Aethelflaed celebrations marking the 1100th anniversary of the Queen of Mercia’s death.

Celebrating Gloucester care for NHS's 70th Birthday

‘Caring, innovative and often leading national best practice’ was MP Richard Graham’s description of the work done by the 8 Gloucester nominees and their teams for the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards created to celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday this July. 

Gloucester raises the purple flag

Judges have announced that Gloucester is to received the coveted Purple Flag national safety award.

The news follows a visit to the city by two independent Purple Flag judges in March who spent 12 hours overnight in the city over a weekend. 

Funding the NHS

We all agree that the NHS is precious and should remain a public institution, available to everyone and free at the point of delivery. The Labour narrative on NHS privatisation is pure scaremongering. See my speech in full: