Latest News

New NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol opens

Monday, 27 April 2020

Less than three weeks since work started, NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol opens today. Based at University of West of England Frenchay campus, it will provide up to 300 intensive care beds for coronavirus patients, if local services need them. The...Read more

Tackling Covid-19 at NBT – joining the team

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

At NBT we are working together to support our community and manage the impact of Covid-19. To meet increasing demands as a result of the pandemic and to maintain capacity we are strengthening our workforce. That means we are recruiting...Read more

Statement: Maureen Ellington

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Maureen Ellington, a healthcare assistant at Southmead Hospital, sadly passed away in the early hours of Easter Sunday. Maureen had tested positive for Covid-19. Maureen, who was in her early 60s, had worked for the NHS for over 25 years...Read more

NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol

Friday, 3 April 2020

Work has begun to convert the Exhibition and Conference Centre on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus into a 300-bed temporary hospital to provide hundreds of extra beds if local services need them during the peak of coronavirus. The hospital is expected...Read more

Do your bit for the NHS and save lives by using the right services

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire residents are being urged to do their bit for the NHS and help save lives during the Covid-19 outbreak, by using the right health services for their needs. Local health and care leaders want...Read more

Backing the ‘Before Their Time’ campaign with Dying Matters

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire back ‘Before Their Time’ campaign Health and care leaders, including senior doctors and nurses across the region, have pledged their support to a new national campaign encouraging people to...Read more

Contacting PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service) during COVID-19

Monday, 30 March 2020

During this challenging period we welcome and encourage our patients, families and friends to provide feedback of any sort, positive or negative through our Patient, Advice and Liaison Service (PALS). Our PALS office is closed to visitors but you can...Read more

New support phone line for cancer patients

Friday, 27 March 2020

The Macmillan Wellbeing Centre at Southmead Hospital has launched a new helpline to offer support and information for cancer patients. The centre is currently closed to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing. The helpline will provide...Read more

Thank you to all of our supporters

Thursday, 26 March 2020

We'd like to thank everyone who has so far donated goods, services, time and money to us. Your support at such a challenging time has been amazing and we're all very grateful. If you still wish to make a donation...Read more

Over 400,000 people join NHS army of volunteers in one day

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Over 400,000 people have already signed up to volunteer for the NHS to help in its fight against coronavirus. In just one day, the call to arms has seen a staggering 405,724 people sign up to help vulnerable people to...Read more