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Virtual tours launched for Cossham Hospital and Southmead Hospital's Maternity unit

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

Two new virtual tours funded by Southmead Hospital Charity donors have been launched and are available to view online. The tours allow users to step inside Southmead Hospital’s Maternity unit and Cossham Hospital. The tours provide the opportunity for patients...Read more

Harmonising and improving bereavement care research

Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Dr Danya Bakhbakhi, academic clinical fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Bristol and Southmead Hospital, has been awarded £367,000 for a National Institute for Health Research [NIHR] Doctoral Research Fellowship to investigate outcomes after stillbirth. Dr Bakhakakhi...Read more

Southmead Hospital nurse encourages others to consider the Royal Air Force Reserves

Friday, 15 September, 2017

Last weekend members of staff took part in the South West NHS Military Challenge. The event, hosted by 243 (Wessex) Field Hospital, invited NHS staff to discover what it is like to be a military medic for the weekend. Sixteen...Read more

We have been shortlisted for Improving Environmental and Social Sustainability in the HSJ Awards 2017

Thursday, 14 September, 2017

We have been shortlisted for our commitment to improving environmental and social sustainability as part of Southmead Hospital’s re-development and the Brunel building. The Brunel building was named the best designed large hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Design Awards...Read more

Southmead Hospital transplant patient encourages others to sign up to the organ donation register

Friday, 8 September, 2017

A patient who received a kidney transplant at Southmead Hospital is encouraging people to sign up to the organ donation register during Organ Donation Week (4-10 September 2017). Cheltenham resident Bill Davy suffered from high blood pressure resulting in kidney...Read more

Football coach back to doing what he loves thanks to kidney transplant at Southmead Hospital

Monday, 4 September, 2017

A football coach who received a kidney transplant at Southmead Hospital is encouraging people to sign up to the organ donation register. Poole resident Marc Masso Del Llano, aged 42, suffers from Polycystic Kidney Disease which effects kidney function until...Read more

New non-executive director joins North Bristol NHS Trust board

Monday, 4 September, 2017

North Bristol NHS Trust has welcomed a new non-executive director to the board. Tim Gregory will replace Andrew Willis, who has left the Trust Board after being appointed to chairman of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. Tim, from Larkhall...Read more

Refurbished bereavement suite opened in Southmead Hospital's maternity unit

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017

The bereavement suite at Southmead Hospital's maternity unit has been refurbished thanks to support from Bristol Sands. The local branch of the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity raised just over £14,000 this year for the refurbishment of the Maple Suite...Read more

Top tips to stay safe this Bank Holiday

Friday, 25 August, 2017

This Bank Holiday weekend we are encouraging people to stay well and enjoy the extra day off. Bank Holidays tend to be busy times for health services and people are being advised to follow some simple advice to ensure they...Read more

Staff awards for commitment to patient care

Friday, 25 August, 2017

Outstanding staff and a volunteer at Southmead Hospital’s Elgar House have received recognition for their contribution to providing exceptional healthcare. Each month a different member of staff is being honoured for their efforts in providing quality care on the ward...Read more