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Share your memories of Frenchay Hospital

Monday, 27 July 2009

Frenchay Hospital is holding an open day on July 30, to celebrate Frenchay Hospital and the community. It is an opportunity for members of the public to share memories and memorabilia, between 10am and 4pm at the Frenchay Academic Centre,...Read more

NBT wins at the National Health and Social Care Awards

Thursday, 9 July 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust won an award at the National Health and Social Care Awards held in London last night. The Bristol Complex Epilepsy Service, based at Frenchay Hospital, won the Transforming Services Award. The team was put through to...Read more

Excellent food score for fifth year running

Monday, 6 July 2009

The food at North Bristol NHS Trust has been rated as excellent for the fifth year running according to the latest PEAT (Patient Environment Action Team) findings. In addition the overall score for the hospital environment has significantly improved. It...Read more

New technology using exercise bikes to assist surgical assessment

Friday, 3 July 2009

Patients undergoing surgery at Frenchay and Southmead hospitals can now have their fitness levels accurately assessed thanks to new technology. North Bristol NHS Trust has taken delivery of two cardiopulmonary exercise (CPEX) assessment machines to help determine patients’ healthcare requirements...Read more

Students celebrate successfully completing new qualifications

Thursday, 2 July 2009

The first group of healthcare professionals to undertake a course designed jointly with the University of the West of England have graduated this summer. Two modules were created by North Bristol NHS Trust – one in neurosciences and one in...Read more

Keen cyclist successfully raises funds for charity for terminally ill patients

Friday, 26 June 2009

A radiology assistant at Frenchay Hospital has successfully completed a 1,500km charity cycle ride from Bristol to Barcelona in aid of the Dreams and Wishes Fund. The charitable fund, founded by Southmead Hospital, aims to make the dreams and wishes...Read more

NBT Chairman stands down

Friday, 12 June 2009

Nick Gurney has announced that he is to step down as Chairman of North Bristol NHS Trust - he has been in post since June 2008. Mr Gurney has made the decision to stand down because of his wife's poor...Read more

Homes and Communities Agency purchases Blackberry Hill Hospital

Friday, 5 June 2009

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) today announced that Blackberry Hill Hospital has been sold to the HCA, the government's housing and regeneration agency. Commenting on the purchase Colin Molton, Regional Director of...Read more

New hospital open days – June 5 and 8

Thursday, 21 May 2009

The new super hospital at Southmead is taking shape. North Bristol NHS Trust has organised two open days for local people and staff to come along and find out more. Earlier this year, NBT announced that it would be working...Read more

North Bristol scores highly in latest patient survey

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has scored highly in a survey of patients for the treatment, care and services provided at its hospitals at Frenchay and Southmead. The Inpatient Survey 2008 came back with some impressive statistics in terms of patients'...Read more