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Statement from Bristol’s COVID-19 Local Engagement Board and One City Partners

Our fight against coronavirus has been long, challenging and exhausting for everyone. We know that everyone has had to make a sacrifice. Now we are seeing lives and livelihoods are being disrupted once again - the virus is thriving as people gather...
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Bristol’s NHS Trusts tackling climate change together

Bristol’s NHS trusts are renewing their efforts to become carbon neutral by 2030, in the run-up to COP26. North Bristol NHS Trust and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust were among the first NHS organisations in the UK to...
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Tim Whittlestone appointed as Medical Director

Tim Whittlestone has been appointed as North Bristol NHS Trust Medical Director on a permanent basis following an open recruitment process. Tim previously occupied the role on an interim basis. Tim will start in his new role straight away, taking a...
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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...