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Celebrating Green Impact 2020 winners

We’ve been celebrating the excellent work of NBT’s Green Impact teams through a virtual award ceremony, held on 25 November 2020, and a COVID-safe award collection event on 13 January 2021. Though we had to adapt the way we usually celebrate our...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud poster

COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud

Criminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them to hand over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing-looking text messages letting people know they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people...
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NHS welcomes military support

Military colleagues are supporting the NHS response to the second wave of the pandemic in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire from today – 20 January. Many NHS organisations around the country, including the wider South West, are...
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People urged to do their bit to protect the NHS as covid cases rise in hospitals

People across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are being urged to do their bit to protect their local NHS, now under intense pressure as rising numbers are hospitalised with Covid-19. With many NHS staff themselves off sick or self...
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Ashton Gate Vaccination Centre

Vaccinations kick-off at Bristol's Ashton Gate Stadium

The roll-out of local Covid-19 vaccinations in the area has been expanded with the opening of a vaccination centre at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium. The centre adds to vaccinations already being carried out at local hospitals and General Practice...
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Local Flu clinics - 9th and 16th January

Two free NHS flu clinics are taking place in January 2021 for eligible groups, in Southmead and Easton, Bristol. The clinics will be held on: Saturday 9th January - at The Meeting Room, Southmead Saturday 16th January - at Easton Community Centre...
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Local hospitals boosted by extra diagnostic capacity

The NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) will be able to carry out more diagnostic tests for local people after signing a new 12 month contract with UK Biobank – a large-scale biomedical database and research resource. On...
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Southmead Hospital doctors on Queen's New Year's Honours list

North Bristol NHS Trust Neonatal Consultant David Evans has been made an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. The consultant, who has worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Southmead Hospital for almost 21 years, was made an MBE for...
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Partner access to maternity services

From tomorrow, Thursday 24 December, the partners (or named supporter) of women admitted to the postnatal inpatient ward at Southmead Hospital will be able to visit them on the ward. Each partner will be allocated a visiting slot between 9am – 9pm...
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STOP campaign launched to tackle abuse of staff

“No one should come to work and be shouted and sworn at, it’s not acceptable and has an impact on how you feel for the rest of your shift. It also makes you dread coming into work.” These are the words of a front-line healthcare professional who has...
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