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Congratulations to October's NBT Hero Award winners

October’s hero awards saw one of our largest cohorts of hero award winners yet – with 57 North Bristol NHS Trust staff members receiving an award. Since the Hero Awards started in 2016, year on year, we have seen the number of nominations and winners...
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Baby Loss Awareness Week: a mother's account of loss and hope

It is national Baby Loss Awareness Week and we are sharing details of how staff across our Women & Children's Division support families affected by pregnancy and baby loss. Here, one mum shares her experience of losing her daughter and the hope that...
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NBT Macmillan Wellbeing Centre awarded ‘Excellent’ Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM)

The Macmillan Wellbeing Centre at Southmead Hospital has celebrated its seventh anniversary of its opening, by receiving the highest possible rating from the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM) assessment. MQEM looks at the physical environment...
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Monks Park House Update

The demolition of Monks Park House, which has been closed for a number of years, will commence on Monday 11 October 2021. During this time half of Monks Park car parking spaces will be unavailable. No hospital services will be affected. For our...
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Introducing our new Freedom to Speak Up Champions

As part of our celebrations for the National Freedom to Speak Up month, North Bristol NHS Trust has launched our new Champions who are supported by the Trust’s Freedom to Speak Up Guardians. The Champions’ role is to support our network of Guardians...
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Our Annual General Meeting 2020/2021

Thank you to those who joined our 2020/21 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 30 September. For the second year running the AGM was held virtually due to social-distancing measures. As well as presentations from our Chair, Michele Romaine...
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Regional collaborative reducing infections after surgery wins national patient safety award

The West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is delighted to announce that the PreciSSIon Collaborative has been named as the winner of the Infection Prevention and Control Award at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, recognising...
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Southmead Hospital A&E ranked second best in the country

Major survey reveals North Bristol NHS Trust’s Southmead Hospital A&E is second highest for patient satisfaction. The Care Quality Commission survey of almost 50,000 patients looked at their experiences of Emergency Departments in 2020, and compared...
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Join us for our Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our 2020/21 AGM on Thursday, 30 September to provide an overview of our performance and response to COVID-19 over the last financial year. Due to continuing social-distancing measures at NBT, we will be holding our meeting...
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Portishead community midwives move into St Barnabas Centre

Portishead’s community midwife team has moved into a new home. The Green team has now relocated from Portishead Medical Group, where they have been based for many years, to the St Barnabas Centre alongside other services for local families. Part of...