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NICU celebrate International Kangaroo Care day

Thursday, 16 May 2019

‘Kangaroo Care day’ or ‘Skin to Skin’ has been an important element of neonatal care for many years due to its known benefits for both parent and baby. It not only fosters close and loving relationships between parent and baby,...Read more

Southmead Hospital road closure: Dorian Way

Monday, 13 May 2019

Patients are being advised to plan in advance how they travel to Southmead Hospital and allow more travel time to cope with road closures over the next 3 weeks. From 20 May to 8 June, contractors will be carrying out...Read more

Happy appiversary!

Friday, 10 May 2019

This week our MyPregnancy @ NBT maternity app turned one - happy appiversary! Launched in May 2018 and funded by Southmead Hospital Charity , the app is packed full of information about pregnancy and birth and has been downloaded over...Read more

Alzheimer's drug trial taking place at Southmead Hospital

Friday, 10 May 2019

ReMemBr Group, a joint University of Bristol and North Bristol NHS Trust research group based at Southmead Hospital, is one of 250 study sites around the world taking part in the Generation Program, a multinational trial of two new drugs...Read more

Staff celebrated at Director of Nursing Awards

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Staff at North Bristol Trust (NBT) have been honoured at an awards ceremony which took place as part of the International Nurses’ Day and Internal Day of the Midwife celebrations at a Proud to Care Conference at Southmead Hospital. More...Read more

Staff enjoyed a day of celebrations at NBT's Proud to Care Conference

Thursday, 9 May 2019

More than 80 nurses, midwives and allied health professionals enjoyed a day of celebrating at the Proud to Care Conference at Southmead Hospital yesterday. It was an opportunity for staff to come together and celebrate the successes that happen at...Read more

Student nurse composes music and plays for elderly patients

Friday, 3 May 2019

Aisha Moussari-O’Neill is a final year nursing student at the University of the West of England, on placement at North Bristol Trust. Having spent some time on Elgar 1, one of the elderly care wards at Southmead Hospital, Aisha decided...Read more

NHS Parliamentary Awards 2019 nominees

Thursday, 2 May 2019

6 teams and individuals have been put forward for the 2019 NHS Parliamentary Awards. Local MP for North Bristol, Darren Jones, has once again championed our fantastic, hard-working, kind and compassionate staff for the NHS Parliamentary Awards. The awards provide...Read more

Introducing April's NBT Heroes!

Friday, 26 April 2019

The latest cohort of winners are celebrated today in the second quarterly NBT Hero Awards of 2019. The awards are a way for staff to recognise their colleagues for the small but amazing things that they do, or the caring,...Read more

Easier parking for disabled patients and visitors at Southmead Hospital

Friday, 12 April 2019

Patients and visitors with a disability should find it quicker and easier to park for free at Southmead Hospital. Volunteers will now be on hand to help official blue badge holders to register at the Brunel building multi-storey car park...Read more