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1,000 patients from across the West of England enrolled in national genomics project

Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

The West of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC) has now enrolled 1,000 patients and family members from across the region to take part in the 100,000 Genomes Project. North Bristol NHS Trust are a part of the West of...Read more

Bristol transplant patients go for gold at the British Transplant Games

Tuesday, 1 August, 2017

Last weekend 17 Bristol transplant patients from Southmead Hospital won 48 medals at the British Transplant Games. The British Transplant Games is an annual competition that sees teams from hospitals across the UK come together to compete. The Transplant Games...Read more

Updated - Essential plumbing works in Maternity

Friday, 28 July, 2017

Essential plumbing works are currently being carried out within our maternity department. As a result, we are temporarily relocating some of our services while these works are carried out. The postnatal Percy Phillips ward has moved to Quantock Ward to...Read more

BBC Radio Bristol broadcasts live from Brunel

Thursday, 27 July, 2017

BBC Radio Bristol will be broadcasting live from the Brunel atrium at Southmead Hospital tomorrow morning (July, 28) for Emma Britton’s Breakfast Show. Throughout this week Emma has been going behind the scenes at Southmead Hospital, meeting staff and learning...Read more

More participants needed to complete UK-led Alzheimer’s disease drug trial

Wednesday, 26 July, 2017

People with Alzheimer's disease are already helping with a ground-breaking government-funded trial hosted by North Bristol NHS Trust, and led by academics from the Universities of Bristol, Cambridge, Queen's University Belfast and University College London, but even more people are...Read more

Porter celebrates 40 years at North Bristol NHS Trust

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

Porter Robert Weeden, aged 58, is celebrating working 40 years at North Bristol NHS Trust. Robert started working at the previous Southmead Hospital building in 1977 on his 18th birthday. Now, 40 years on, Robert works as an imaging porter...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust opens a herb garden on the roof of Southmead Hospital

Friday, 21 July, 2017

We held an opening event today (July, 21) for a roof garden to grow herbs for use in patient and staff meals at Southmead Hospital. The roof terrace of the hospital’s Brunel building has been transformed into a culinary, medicinal...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust welcomes arts and health report following Fresh Arts success

Thursday, 20 July, 2017

We have welcomed the launch of an inquiry report into the arts, health and wellbeing. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report, ‘Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing’ recommends a country-wide adoption of the arts in health strategy. The...Read more

Bristol's emergency department safety checklist scoops national patient safety award

Tuesday, 18 July, 2017

Healthcare staff from Bristol picked up a prestigious award this month for an initiative to support the adoption of an emergency department checklist tool across all hospitals in the West of England. Led by the West of England Academic Health...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust training best in the West

Friday, 14 July, 2017

Our junior doctors celebrated the news that their training has come up top today at their educational meeting. The latest national data released by the General Medical Council shows that junior doctors at NBT are the most satisfied in the...Read more