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NBT’s Chief Executive recognised with honorary doctorate

Thursday, 28 November 2019

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) is delighted to announce that our chief executive Andrea Young has received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West of England (UWE). Andrea was presented with her honorary doctorate as part of the...Read more

Celebration at Carers Rights Day

Friday, 22 November 2019

An information stall for Carers Rights Day was held in the Atrium in Southmead Hospital yesterday (21 November) in partnership with the Carers Support Centre and The British Red Cross to help raise awareness on what people who care for...Read more

A breast screening film for women with learning difficulties launched at NBT

Friday, 22 November 2019

A film made by and for women with learning disabilities to take the fear out of going for breast screenings has been launched and premiered at North Bristol NHS Trust on Wednesday 20th November. The biggerhouse film production for Avon...Read more

Exceptional Healthcare Awards 2019 - The winners

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

The efforts and achievements of some of our outstanding members of staff were celebrated on Friday (November 8) with the Exceptional Healthcare Awards 2019. The annual awards, supported by Southmead Hospital Charity, honoured staff, volunteer teams and individuals for the...Read more

Request to avoid visiting hospital with symptoms of norovirus

Thursday, 7 November 2019

People are being asked not to visit hospital with symptoms of norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, as cases rise across the area. The virus is highly-contagious, therefore people experiencing symptoms of norovirus are being asked to stay...Read more

North Bristol hands red card to racism

Monday, 4 November 2019

North Bristol NHS Trust has today launched a “Red Card to Racism” campaign to protect all staff from any discrimination. Following a national trend, staff have reported that incidents of racism on wards have increased over the past year so...Read more

Staff nominated by colleagues and celebrated by Chief Executive

Monday, 28 October 2019

October's NBT Hero Award winners celebrated at the penultimate ceremony of 2019. The NBT Hero Awards are a way of staff recognising and thanking their colleagues for the small, daily acts of kindness which help to make NBT a brighter...Read more

Strengthening services in Bristol for babies born early or unwell

Thursday, 24 October 2019

The NHS in Bristol is proposing to create an integrated neonatal care service for the city, to further improve the care and treatment for some of the sickest babies who are born early or are unwell after they have been...Read more

Cossham Birth Centre reopens today

Monday, 21 October 2019

Cossham Birth Centre reopens today under an “Open on Arrival” model for labouring women, which applies day and night. This means the centre would be opened specifically for a birth and closed afterwards. Cossham Birth Centre is now an option...Read more

Work Experience at NBT awarded Gold by Fair Train

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Congratulations to everyone involved in work experiences placements at NBT this hard work and dedication has been recognised by achieving Gold by the Fair Train association which is the standard for work experience accreditation. Last year the Learning and Development...Read more