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1000 smiles for Southmead Maternity Unit

The charity at Southmead Hospital is launching a search for pictures of 1,000 babies born at the maternity unit, for an ambitious new project. The pictures will form a two metre wide mosaic called A Thousand Smiles to be displayed in the hospital’s...
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Cossham Birth Centre now taking bookings ahead of its opening in Autumn 2012

* Please note the opening date has now changed. Read more here. Expectant mums can now choose Bristol’s first stand-alone midwife-led birth centre for the natural birth of their new baby. Cossham Birth Centre will open towards the end of September...
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Send a virtual thank you to healthcare staff at North Bristol NHS Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust has launched a virtual Send a Thank You for patients and visitors to express their appreciation to the healthcare staff who looked after them. The Send a Thank You form is designed to enable patients or their relatives to...
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Frenchay Hospital site masterplan

In 2014 the majority of existing healthcare services will be transferred from Frenchay to the new hospital at Southmead and, in terms of children’s inpatient services, the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. North Bristol NHS Trust will retain some...
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North Bristol NHS Trust becomes Major Trauma Centre for Severn region

From April 2 2012, North Bristol NHS Trust will become the Major Trauma Centre for the Severn Major Trauma Network in the South West. This will be based initially at Frenchay Hospital but the designation will transfer to Southmead when services move...
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Bristol's leading fertility centre hosts open evening

The Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BCRM) is offering people considering fertility treatment another chance to meet clinicians and take a tour at an open evening. The centre, at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, takes patients from across the...
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Twin success at fertility centre

Brother and sister Reuben and Floren Blake were conceived from the same batch of embryos but born five years apart after fertility treatment at the Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BCRM). Parents Simon, 45, and Jody Blake, 38, had been...