Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust support covenant through reservist friendly HR policy

First published: 20/04/16

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to supporting the Armed Forces Personnel community. Gloucestershire Hospitals advocate the benefits of joining the Reserves for their staff, through Reservist-friendly HR policy.

Gloucestershire Hospitals have also taken a lead on forming a Regional NHS Medical Reserves Committee to build specific relationships for the benefit of Medical Reserves.


Victoria Henson

Rank: Major

Unit: 243 Wessex Field Hospital

Role at NHS: Emergency Medicine Consultant

“My Trust has supported me in obtaining leave for me to attend annual camp for the last two years.  Working an annualised contract has also given me the flexibility in my day to day work pattern to enable me to attend additional courses.”


Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Associate Director of HR, Dr Mike Seeley:

“This hugely prestigious award recognises the commitment of those in our organization who in some way support the armed forces, whether it be serving personnel, veterans or family members. We are particularly proud to support our medical reservists, nurses, doctors and others who dedicate their time and skills to helping others in need”.

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