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Discharge Lounge re-opening on Thursday 25 June

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

The Discharge Lounge at Southmead Hospital is set to re-open this Thursday, 25 June. For ‘Yellow’ pathway patients, the new location will be on Gate 0, to the right of main entrance of the Brunel building. The 'Yellow' lounge will...Read more

Face masks

Friday, 12 June 2020

Following Government guidance, anyone entering a hospital building is required to wear a face mask or covering. The mask will reduce the risk of transmitting coronavirus to others. Outpatient appointment If you are attending an appointment at one of our...Read more

Managing your health at home

Thursday, 4 June 2020

To maintain social distancing and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, you are advised to stay at home as much as possible. While you are at home it's still easy to get NHS help and support using your smartphone, tablet...Read more

Statement: Sandra Hicks

Friday, 29 May 2020

Sandra Hicks, Lead Practice Development Teacher in the Apprenticeship Centre at North Bristol NHS Trust, sadly passed away on Saturday (23 May) after testing positive for Covid-19. Sandra trained as a nurse at Frenchay School of Nursing and after qualifying...Read more

Researchers set to begin new phase of COVID-19 vaccine trials

Friday, 22 May 2020

Researchers at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT), University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) and the University of Bristol are set to begin a new phase of trials of a vaccine pioneered in the UK which could protect...Read more

Non-Executive Director appointments

Thursday, 21 May 2020

North Bristol NHS Trust has announced 4 new appointments to its Board including for the first time two Associate Non-Executive Directors . Kelly Macfarlane, Managing Director of Customer Experience at Thames Water, and Richard Gaunt a former partner at the...Read more

Health and care leaders issue open letter to local people: ‘thank you for all you’ve done – and we must keep going’

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have today issued an open letter to everyone across the area. The letter – signed by NHS, council and community organisations – thanks local people for observing the coronavirus...Read more

New Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre designation recognises excellence in health and care provision, research and innovation, education and training

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Following a highly competitive process, Bristol Health Partners (BHP) is now one of only eight designated Academic Health Science Centres (AHSCs) in England. The AHSC will drive service change, leading to world-class health, clinical and economic outcomes for the regional...Read more

International Day of the Nurse and Midwife

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Today we celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday on International Nurses’ Day in this, the International #YearoftheNurseandMidwife. Nurses and midwives make up the largest numbers of the NHS workforce. 2020 is our time to reflect on the commitment and expert clinical...Read more

Happy International Day of the Midwife #IDM2020

Monday, 4 May 2020

Today we celebrate #IDM2020 and at 12 noon we will clap for our Midwives! NBT has over 300 midwives helping deliver over 6,000 babies every year at home, at Cossham Birth Centre, at Mendip Birth Centre and Central Delivery Suite...Read more