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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

Improving the environment in which to say goodbye

Monday, 16 February 2009

Bereaved patients at NBT will have a much better environment in which to say goodbye to their loved ones thanks to a redevelopment project which will see the mortuary viewing rooms transformed. The environment and design of the mortuary viewing...Read more

Lung centre results mean patients can breathe easy

Thursday, 12 February 2009

Patients visiting the North Bristol Lung Centre can breathe easy after the centre received excellent results from a Royal College of Physicians audit. The centre, which looks after patients who have breathing problems due to lung disease, was assessed as...Read more

Praise for patient safety

Monday, 9 February 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has been praised for its high standards of patient safety. The NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) conducted an assessment of the Trust in November to ensure patients are being cared for in as safe an environment as...Read more

Dramatic reduction in babies born with brain damage

Friday, 6 February 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has seen a dramatic reduction in the number of babies born with brain damage thanks to an innovative way of applying guidelines by the maternity team at Southmead. Figures show the significant sustained decrease in the...Read more

Symposium on prostate cancer research in the South West at UWE

Monday, 2 February 2009

Are you about to have a PSA test and are you anxious about the process and outcome or have you recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer? Do you care for someone or are you a health practitioner working with prostate...Read more

NBT makes good progress as NHS launches new plan to cut carbon footprint

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Earlier this week the NHS unveiled a strategy to cut its carbon footprint and North Bristol NHS Trust is committed to playing its part. Here at NBT, significant progress has already been made, and continues to be made in cutting...Read more

Royal opening for new centre

Friday, 16 January 2009

A new state of the art building which has been designed and created specifically for North Bristol NHS Trust’s Paediatric Communications Aid Service (PCAS) will be officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal on January 16. The PCAS team work...Read more

Brand New Hospital One Step Closer

Thursday, 15 January 2009

Patients from Bristol and surrounding areas are one step closer to benefiting from a brand new hospital. NHS South West today announced its approval of plans for the 800 bed hospital to be built on the current Southmead site, subject...Read more