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Which NHS service should I use?

Due to the current extraordinary pressures in health and care, it’s important to use the right service for your needs. Hear from Bristol GP, Dr Geeta Iyer, about how to choose the best service and #HelpUsHelpYou. Helpful links Information about...
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Saplings Nursery give back this Christmas

This week, the Saplings Nursery team spread some festive cheer by hosting a Christmas breakfast for children and parents at Saplings. The Nursery based on the Southmead Hospital site, which is used by many of our NBT staff, looks after 91 children...
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Free parking on Christmas and New Year’s Day

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) is offering free onsite parking to anyone parking at our Southmead Hospital site on Christmas and New Year's Day. NBT staff are also being offered free parking on a range of the festive and New Year bank holidays. From...
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Local NHS pressures

The Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (Healthier Together) has issued advice and guidance about local NHS pressures. Read the advice and guidance here.
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Celebrating our final hero award winners for 2022

Throughout 2022, we've seen our colleagues continue to go the extra mile, put countless smiles on colleagues' and patients' faces, moments of brilliance, all while battling difficult circumstances and challenges. Our hero awards are just one way we...
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Maple Suite officially opened after refurbishment

The Maple Suite at Southmead Hospital has been officially opened following a refurbishment to make the space more comforting for families. The suite is for families going through the loss of a baby and was set-up so that families can spend precious...
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AvonCAP study finds Omicron related hospitalisations lower in severity than Delta and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine remains effective in preventing hospitalisations

Adult hospitalisations from Omicron-related SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) were less severe than Delta; and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine* remains effective in preventing not only hospitalisation, but severe patient outcomes associated with COVID-19. The...
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Virtual tour launches so families can look inside Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Southmead Hospital can now take an online tour to help them prepare for their stay. The South West Neonatal Network has worked with parents and staff across the region to prepare virtual...
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Working together to ensure those with impairments, sensory loss or disabilities receive accessible healthcare

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT), Bristol Sight Loss Council (BSLC), Bristol’s Centre for Deaf People / Bristol Deaf Health Partnership and Bristol Disability Equality Forum have all come together to improve the experience of those accessing healthcare...
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National industrial action update for Tuesday 20 December

On Tuesday 20 December 2022 The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is taking strike action at a number of NHS trusts, including North Bristol NHS Trust. The industrial action is a national dispute between the Government and Trades Unions about terms and...