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Brenda Dowie, Spiritual and Pastoral Care Team Leaders & Bereavement Services Manager

National role appointment in Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care

Spiritual and Pastoral Care Team Leaders & Bereavement Services Manager, Brenda Dowie, has been appointed to a national role in the Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health. The aim of the network is to promote and support high...
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One year since the racially-aggravated attack on our staff member K

It's been one year since the use of a car as a weapon in the racially-aggravated attack which saw North Bristol NHS staff member Katungua suffer horrific injuries. Today (Thursday 22 July) marks this milestone in the recovery of Katungua - known as K...
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Have your say on stroke services at drop-in events

A series of drop-in events across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been arranged to hear views on proposals to improve stroke services across the area. The consultation on proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are...
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Open letter from health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

To everyone in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG), On the day that government lifts the final national lockdown restrictions, we want to thank you for continuing to do your bit to keep our communities safe and stop the spread...
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Grab a Jab at Primark Bristol Vaccination Clinic this Weekend

Shoppers will be able to grab their COVID-19 vaccination and a bargain at the same time this weekend, with an NHS vaccination clinic taking place inside Primark’s Bristol Broadmead store. The Pfizer clinic is open to anyone aged 18 or over having...
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Patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face masks on site

Everyone accessing or visiting our healthcare services must continue to wear a face mask and follow social distancing rules. Covid-19 cases in Bristol and surrounding areas are high and it is important we continue to protect our patients who are at...
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First Sandra Hicks educational bursary awarded to NBT apprentices

The new bursary was set up in memory of Sandra our much-loved and greatly missed colleague, who sadly died in May 2020 after testing positive for Covid-19. Sandra Hicks was a lead practice development teacher at Southmead hospital and was known as an...
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Statement from Bristol’s COVID-19 Local Engagement Board and One City Partners

In light of easing national restrictions in England. COVID-19 has affected us all. The shocking arrival of this global pandemic turned our lives upside-down, and its impact on our physical and mental health, our families and friends, our employment...
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Metro Mayor visits NBT apprentices

West of England Mayor Dan Norris visited Southmead Hospital to meet our apprentices on the NHS 73rd Birthday. With over 400 apprentices and 21 different apprenticeship pathways at NBT, there were a lot of successes to celebrate. Suzanne Ashwood...
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New large-scale ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE Bristol’ opens

On 7 July 2021, the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Vaccination Programme will open a new large scale Vaccination Centre at the Conference and Exhibition Centre on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus. The ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE...