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Join us for our AGM on 30 September

Join us for our Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our 2020/21 AGM on Thursday, 30 September to provide an overview of our performance and response to COVID-19 over the last financial year. Due to continuing social-distancing measures at NBT, we will be holding our meeting...
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Portishead community midwives move into St Barnabas Centre

Portishead’s community midwife team has moved into a new home. The Green team has now relocated from Portishead Medical Group, where they have been based for many years, to the St Barnabas Centre alongside other services for local families. Part of...
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Where to get healthcare advice this Bank Holiday

With bank Holiday Monday coming up, doctors in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are reminding people where to go if they need health care while their usual GP or pharmacist is closed. Many GP surgeries and pharmacies will be closed...
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NBT has been shortlisted for two HSJ Awards 2021

We're delighted that North Bristol NHS Trust has been shortlisted for two awards in the 2021 HSJ Awards. The categories we have been shortlisted in are, the 'Staff Engagement' award, and the 'Clinical Leader of the Year' award. Find our more about...
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Final chance to have your say on improvements to stroke services

Health leaders are calling for local people to share their views on proposed changes to stroke services with the public consultation closing on 3 September. The proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are organised and delivered in...
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Help Us Help You call from local healthcare leaders

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are calling on public support to help manage pressures on services, as an increase in non-Covid demand coincides with staffing challenges and continued hospitalisations from...
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New twin operating theatres at North Bristol NHS Trust are officially open

Two new state-of-the-art theatres have been officially unveiled today at North Bristol NHS Trust. The Cotswold theatres, based in our Women and Children’s services at Southmead Hospital will be open for business next week for our patients. The...
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Join us on our Nature Recovery Internship

Want to work on green space projects that help to boost the wellbeing of our staff, patients, and our local community? Our new internship at Southmead Hospital could be just for you. The internship is 3 days a week, for up to 6 months, starting...
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Meet August’s NBT Heroes!

On Friday 6 August, we celebrated the latest winners of our NBT Hero Awards. Simon Wood, Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning lead the awards, which were full of virtual applause and lots of lovely messages from one hero to another...
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Trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in COVID patients

Patients and local research teams in Bristol have contributed important data to research which shows that treating hospitalised COVID-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces the need for...