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NHS 70 stories - Bristol Centre for Enablement helps get John back on his bike

Thursday, 12 July 2018

John Gough has been benefiting from NHS prosthetic services for almost 30 years - and has experienced the advances that have been made in the technology available over those decades. He was 25 years old when he lost his leg...Read more

'Pharmacy first' call for minor summer ailments

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are urging patients to consult their pharmacist first for help with very minor summer ailments such as sunburn and insect bites, following a surge in non-emergency attendances at local A&E departments...Read more

Come to our annual general meeting on 2 August

Thursday, 12 July 2018

We are holding our annual general meeting on Thursday, 2 August and hope you can join us. This is an opportunity for us to share how we have performed over the last year and to let you know about our...Read more

NHS 70 stories - Vicky's pride in Bristol Communications Aid service

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Vicky Styles leads our team at Bristol Communication Aid Service based at the Bristol Centre for Enablement at Cribbs Causeway. The service was set up back in 1981 and Vicky has been part of the team as a speech and...Read more

NHS 70 stories - Dr Nigel Lane talks about how the NHS has impacted his life

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Our NHS 70 stories continue with Dr Nigel Lane, consultant in acute medicine, who talks about how the NHS has impacted his personal life and why it is so special.Read more

NHS 70 stories - Chantal joins mum Sue in her career at Southmead Hospital

Monday, 9 July 2018

Sue Crew started her nurse training at Southmead Hospital in 1984 and now leads the training and development of nurses and other non-medical roles. Her daughter Chantal has also followed her into working at Southmead and is now an imaging...Read more

NHS 70 stories - Carol's thankful for her 40 years in the NHS

Friday, 6 July 2018

Carol Byrne has thoroughly enjoyed her 40 years working in the NHS and after a brief retirement is pleased to be able to carry on in a role she loves. Starting work in 1979, Carol has worked in various roles...Read more

Call to use NHS services wisely following busiest ever day at Southmead Emergency Department

Friday, 6 July 2018

North Bristol NHS Trust have linked up with partners to urge people to consider their healthcare options Health leaders are urging local people to use NHS services wisely over the coming weekend, following a surge in attendances at the city’s...Read more

Westminster service tops off a day of NHS 70 celebrations for North Bristol staff

Thursday, 5 July 2018

As part of our celebrations of the NHS’ 70th birthday today, three members of staff at North Bristol NHS Trust attended a special service at Westminster Abbey. Domestic Operatives Keiran Morgan and Petronella Lapidos, and Chief Operating Officer Evelyn Barker...Read more

NHS 70 stories - Jenny's been involved with the NHS for much of its 70 years

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Jenny Beckingsale has been involved with the NHS since she started her nurse training at St George’s Hospital in London in 1955 – and 63 years on she is still supporting the health service through her volunteering role as one...Read more