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MS Week – come and find out more about new facilities at Frenchay

Thursday, 23 April 2009

Information on the brand new facilities for patients with multiple sclerosis at Frenchay Hospital will be on show next week as part of the national Multiple Sclerosis Week (April 27-May 3). Displays giving details on the new BrAMS (Bristol Area...Read more

NBT scoops four nominations at 2009 South West Health and Social Care Awards

Wednesday, 22 April 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) has four entries through to the finals of this year’s South West Health and Social Care Awards. The awards, organised by the Department of Health and the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, will be...Read more

NBT – conditionally registered by Care Quality Commission

Friday, 3 April 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust’s conditional registration from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is driven by the recent receipt of an improvement notice, and we take this very seriously. We are therefore deeply disappointed at this result. It follows an inspection...Read more

New community children’s service is the largest in the country

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

From today (April 1), North Bristol NHS Trust is providing all community children’s health services in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. This follows a procurement of community children’s health services by NHS South Gloucestershire and NHS Bristol, the organisations responsible for...Read more

Urology robot a first for the South West

Friday, 27 March 2009

For most of us, robots are the stuff of science fiction novels - but being operated on by a robot is now a reality for patients at North Bristol Trust’s Bristol Urological Institute (BUI). The intuitive surgical system - more...Read more

Topping out ceremony for new hospital buildings

Thursday, 26 March 2009

A topping out ceremony for the new Pathology Sciences and Learning & Research buildings at Southmead Hospital will take place on Friday, March 27. The new £50 million buildings are an important forerunner for the new hospital and are due...Read more

Cycle campaign for vulnerable babies

Monday, 23 March 2009

28 years ago, Nick Williams was a premature baby in Southmead Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Now, he’s tandem cycling from Lands End to John o’Groats to raise money for babies in need. The Precious Drops Campaign aims to set...Read more

An opportunity to see how Cossham will be refurbished

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Members of the public will have their first opportunity to see the NHS’ plans to refurbish Cossham Hospital. Designs for the refurbished hospital will be shared at a 'drop-in' session between 2.30pm and 8pm on Tuesday 31st March in the...Read more

Nurses push tissue donation to new heights

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Tissue donation changes lives - and a push from two North Bristol Trust nurses means more tissue is being donated through Frenchay Hospital’s Emergency Department than ever before. Today, nearly 90% of people whose next of kin die in Frenchay’s...Read more

Trust announces front-runner for new super-hospital at Southmead

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

The ground-breaking super-hospital at Southmead has reached a major milestone in its development with the announcement that Carillion is the front runner to design and build the new £430 million PFI scheme. This news means that North Bristol NHS Trust...Read more