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Wildflowers planted at Southmead Hospital as part of NHS Sustainability Day

Thursday, 22 March 2018

A wildflower garden has been planted at Southmead Hospital as part of events to mark NHS Sustainability Day Plants, bulbs and seeds have been sown by volunteers around the maternity buildings on the Southmead site as part of the hospital’s...Read more

Take care of yourself in the coming cold snap

Friday, 16 March 2018

With a Met Office weather warning of snow and ice over the weekend we want you to take care of yourselves and stay well. There is snow forecast in the Bristol area from tomorrow (Saturday, March 17) with a yellow...Read more

Staff celebrated at vocational awards ceremony

Friday, 16 March 2018

This week we celebrated the graduation of more than 30 members of staff who have completed various vocational qualifications. Friends, family and colleagues were also invited to celebrate the presentation of the awards, which included Care Certificates, Levels 2 and...Read more

Careers open evening on Tuesday - your chance to find out about working in the NHS

Saturday, 10 March 2018

If you are thinking about a career in the health service, why not find out more about the roles available at our open evening on Tuesday (March 13). From prosthetics to pharmacy, maternity to our Emergency Department or roles behind...Read more

Compassionate staff score a Good rating for Outpatients services at Southmead Hospital

Friday, 9 March 2018

Our Outpatients services have been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The latest report into services at Southmead Hospital was published by the CQC this week, with inspectors highlighting that staff cared for patients with compassion. This...Read more

Outstanding rating given for Caring in the treatment of patients at the end of their lives

Thursday, 8 March 2018

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated us as Outstanding in the Caring category for the way we care for patients at the end of their lives. In the latest inspection report into services at Southmead Hospital, which was published...Read more

Celebrating our staff on International Women's Day

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Today is International Women's Day and we wanted to the opportunity to celebrate women in leadership roles here at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). Women make up about 75% of our workforce and with this year's theme being Press for...Read more

Emergency Department putting patients first, say the Care Quality Commission

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Southmead Hospital’s Emergency Department has undertaken some outstanding work to support frail patients, including those living with dementia, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The department maintains its Good rating from inspectors in their latest report , published this...Read more

Southmead Hospital apprentices honoured at awards ceremony

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Some of our apprentices at Southmead Hospital were among the stars celebrated at an awards ceremony this week. Healthcare support workers and a medical secretary from North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) were among the shortlisted nominees at the Health Education...Read more

Care Quality Commission report published

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Today the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its latest inspection report into services at Southmead Hospital. Here is our response from North Bristol NHS Trust, Chief Executive, Andrea Young: “We recognise that we continue to be exceptionally busy, and have...Read more