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If you've given birth in Gloucestershire since the start of December 2021, please could you take a moment to share your experience?If you're due to give birth soon, save this post and we'd be really grateful if you could come back and complete it once baby has arrived!This is an ongoing survey to help us understand experiences of care during labour and birth. The results will help us give monthly feedback to Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.You can complete the survey here - www.glosmaternityvoices.nhs.uk/walk-the-patch/ ... See MoreSee Less
Update: Aveta Birth Centre will remain closed until the end of January. Those who were thinking of using the facility for their birth have been made aware.Update: To ensure we maintain safe staffing levels across our maternity services, the Aveta Birth Centre at Cheltenham General Hospital will remain temporarily closed for the rest of January. This difficult decision has been made in response to increased demand for maternity services as well as staffing challenges including colleagues having to isolate due to COVID-19 and general staff sickness. Those who were thinking of using the facility for their birth are aware and we thank them for their continued understanding. We are continuing to use the Aveta space as a temporary adult assessment area, enabling us to facilitate the continuation of adult orthopaedic surgery. Antenatal appointments in Cheltenham continue as normal. This is a temporary measure and we look forward to re-opening Aveta as soon as it is safe to do so.Gloucestershire Maternity Voices ... See MoreSee Less
Update: to ensure we maintain safe staffing levels across our maternity services, the Aveta Birth Centre at Cheltenham General Hospital will remain temporarily closed for the rest of January.This difficult decision has been made in response to increased demand for maternity services as well as staffing challenges including colleagues having to isolate due to COVID-19 and general staff sickness. Those who were thinking of using the facility for their birth are aware and we thank them for their continued understanding. We are continuing to use the Aveta space as a temporary adult assessment area, enabling us to facilitate the continuation of adult orthopaedic surgery. Antenatal appointments in Cheltenham continue as normal. This is a temporary measure and we look forward to re-opening Aveta as soon as it is safe to do so.Gloucestershire Maternity Voices ... See MoreSee Less
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