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Exceptional Healthcare Awards 2019: shortlisted nominees

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

The nomination process for North Bristol Trust's annual Exceptional Healthcare Awards has closed for this year, with over 350 members of staff being nominated over 12 categories. The judging panel, comprising of divisional, union and patient representatives, has now whittled...Read more

Exceptional Healthcare Awards 2019: the nominees

Friday, 9 August 2019

The nomination process for North Bristol Trust's annual Exceptional Healthcare Awards has closed for this year, with over 350 members of staff being nominated over 12 categories. The judging panel, comprising of divisional, union and patient representatives, will meet over...Read more

July's cohort of NBT Heroes celebrated at Chief Executive's afternoon tea

Friday, 2 August 2019

The latest cohort of winners were celebrated today in the third quarterly NBT Hero Awards of 2019. The awards are a way for staff to recognise their colleagues for the small but amazing things that they do, or the caring,...Read more

First new police station in Bristol since 2012 opens in the grounds of Southmead Hospital

Thursday, 1 August 2019

This week North Bristol NHS Trust and Avon & Somerset Police celebrated the official opening of the new Westgate House Police enquiry office on the Southmead Hospital site. The new centre, which is now the base for 40 members of...Read more

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Southmead Hospital in first Bristol visit of 2019

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Today (Tuesday 30 July) North Bristol NHS Trust welcomed HRH the Duke of Gloucester to Southmead Hospital to meet the Move Makers who recently were given the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The popular Move Maker volunteers were initially recruited...Read more

Cossham Birth Centre to reopen

Friday, 26 July 2019

Babies will be born at Cossham Birth Centre again from the autumn. A temporary closure of Cossham Birth Centre has been in place since October 2018 due to increasing inductions of labour at Southmead Hospital and a shortage of midwives...Read more

Southmead Hospital site roadworks beginning 22 July

Friday, 19 July 2019

We are continuing with the programme of improvement works to our pedestrian crossings and roundabouts on the Southmead Hospital Site. To allow us to safely complete these works we are implementing a number of one way systems on site. This...Read more

Staff and patients urged to allow extra travelling time

Thursday, 18 July 2019

We are advising our patients and staff to allow extra travelling time when coming to Southmead Hospital today. The A4175 ring road is gridlocked around Filton due to the Extinction Rebellion Protests after the protesters blocked access into the MOD...Read more

Staff Wellbeing Programme honoured with national award

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The teams behind the Staff Wellbeing Programme at North Bristol NHS Trust have received a prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award, after receiving a nomination from Southmead’s local MP. The awards ceremony took place in Parliament on Wednesday 10 July, to which...Read more

Organ donation law is changing

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Three people die every day in need of an organ transplant. To enable more people to pass on more organs to save more lives, the law around organ donation is changing. In order to try and further increase the number...Read more