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Southmead Hospital site roadworks beginning 22 July

Friday, 19 July 2019

We are continuing with the programme of improvement works to our pedestrian crossings and roundabouts on the Southmead Hospital Site. To allow us to safely complete these works we are implementing a number of one way systems on site. This...Read more

Staff and patients urged to allow extra travelling time

Thursday, 18 July 2019

We are advising our patients and staff to allow extra travelling time when coming to Southmead Hospital today. The A4175 ring road is gridlocked around Filton due to the Extinction Rebellion Protests after the protesters blocked access into the MOD...Read more

Staff Wellbeing Programme honoured with national award

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The teams behind the Staff Wellbeing Programme at North Bristol NHS Trust have received a prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award, after receiving a nomination from Southmead’s local MP. The awards ceremony took place in Parliament on Wednesday 10 July, to which...Read more

Organ donation law is changing

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Three people die every day in need of an organ transplant. To enable more people to pass on more organs to save more lives, the law around organ donation is changing. In order to try and further increase the number...Read more

Neuromuscular services at North Bristol Trust and UH Bristol named as Centres of Clinical Excellence by Muscular Dystrophy UK

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Neuromuscular services at North Bristol Trust (NBT) and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised by Muscular Dystrophy UK for providing outstanding care for people with muscle-wasting conditions. The neuromuscular disease service at Southmead Hospital and the neuromuscular...Read more

NBT celebrates the first cohort of Nursing Associates to qualify in their new role

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

The first cohort of the new Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA) programme, have celebrated qualifying in their new role during a Tea party which was hosted by North Bristol Trust’s director of Nursing and Quality. The eleven Nursing Associates trainees shared...Read more

NBT Staff Wellbeing Programme named regional champions for wellbeing in NHS Parliamentary Awards

Monday, 24 June 2019

North Bristol NHS Trust’s Staff Wellbeing programme has been shortlisted for a prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award in the Wellbeing at Work category. The programme and the teams that work within it have been selected as ‘regional champions’ representing the South...Read more

Better outpatient and midwifery facilities for Thornbury

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Thornbury residents will benefit from better outpatient and community midwife appointment facilities in the town centre. North Bristol NHS Trust is planning to relocate services from the existing hospital to a former shop in the main shopping area on St...Read more

Southmead Hospital celebrates the success of the Hospital Charity's £2million Prostate Cancer Care Appeal

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Pioneering robotic cancer surgery in Bristol will be expanded to treat more types of cancer at Southmead Hospital following the success of the hospital Charity’s £2million Prostate Cancer Care Appeal. Thanks to donors and fundraisers the charity’s Prostate Cancer Care...Read more

Mum who survived high speed car crash meets blood donor who helped save her life

Monday, 10 June 2019

Emily Pringle was involved in a head on collision at more than 100mph combined speed on the A40 near Cheltenham in July 2018. She suffered 27 broken bones: her neck was broken in two places, her back in two places,...Read more