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Racially aggravated attack

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

We are incredibly saddened that a member of our staff at Southmead Hospital was the victim of a hit and run last week. The police believe this to have been a racially aggravated attack and we are horrified that this...Read more

First NBT Hero Award winners since COVID-19 announced

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Last Thursday 2 July we celebrated the first group of NBT Hero Award winners since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. The winners joined Andrea Young, Chief Executive, and Simon Wood, Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning, in the...Read more

New Advanced MS Champion in Bristol will make a “huge difference”

Friday, 3 July 2020

North Bristol NHS Trust and the MS Trust and are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Advanced MS Champion for the local area, the sixth role of this kind in the entire UK Advanced multiple sclerosis (MS) is...Read more

Trust thanks staff’s families, loved ones and support networks to mark NHS birthday

Thursday, 2 July 2020

This Sunday, 5 July, is the 72nd birthday of the NHS. Given the challenges of the last few months it will be a moment for everyone to reflect on everything our communities have recently endured, stand in solidarity to mourn...Read more

Discharge Lounge re-opening on Thursday 25 June

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

The Discharge Lounge at Southmead Hospital is set to re-open this Thursday, 25 June. For ‘Yellow’ pathway patients, the new location will be on Gate 0, to the right of main entrance of the Brunel building. The 'Yellow' lounge will...Read more

Face masks

Friday, 12 June 2020

Following Government guidance, anyone entering a hospital building is required to wear a face mask or covering. The mask will reduce the risk of transmitting coronavirus to others. Outpatient appointment If you are attending an appointment at one of our...Read more

Managing your health at home

Thursday, 4 June 2020

To maintain social distancing and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, you are advised to stay at home as much as possible. While you are at home it's still easy to get NHS help and support using your smartphone, tablet...Read more

Statement: Sandra Hicks

Friday, 29 May 2020

Sandra Hicks, Lead Practice Development Teacher in the Apprenticeship Centre at North Bristol NHS Trust, sadly passed away on Saturday (23 May) after testing positive for Covid-19. Sandra trained as a nurse at Frenchay School of Nursing and after qualifying...Read more

Researchers set to begin new phase of COVID-19 vaccine trials

Friday, 22 May 2020

Researchers at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT), University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) and the University of Bristol are set to begin a new phase of trials of a vaccine pioneered in the UK which could protect...Read more

Non-Executive Director appointments

Thursday, 21 May 2020

North Bristol NHS Trust has announced 4 new appointments to its Board including for the first time two Associate Non-Executive Directors . Kelly Macfarlane, Managing Director of Customer Experience at Thames Water, and Richard Gaunt a former partner at the...Read more