Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust employs more than 6,000 staff including 722 medical staff, 1,988 nursing staff, 1,136 therapists / scientific staff and 2,393 ancillary, administrative and support staff. It serves the population of 500,000.
It runs major district hospitals: Gloucester Royal Hospital, Cheltenham General Hospital and also Delancey Assessment and Rehabilitation Hospital in Cheltenham.
2006: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust scored good for quality of services.
It could not achieve an overall score of excellent for quality of services
because it received a score of almost met in existing national targets and a score of
good in new national targets. The score was based on the results in the following areas.
Assessment of compliance with core standards
Existing national targets
New national targets
Review of services for children in hospital
Review of admissions management
Review of diagnostic services
Review of medicines management
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was assessed against all of the 13
existing national target indicators. It achieved 11 indicators,
underachieved 1 indicator and failed to meet 1 indicator.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was given a score of good for new
It was assessed against 11 of the 12 new
national target indicators. It achieved 9 indicators, underachieved 1
indicator and failed to meet 1 indicator.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was scored good for use of resources. The score for use of resources is based on how well an organisation in the NHS
manages its finances. This could include how it plans and reports on its financial
performance, how it monitors the money it spends, and how it makes sure that the
services it offers to patients represent good value for money.
2005: In 2005 Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust received a performance rating of three stars, which means that it achieved the highest levels of performance in all key targets.