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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

Updated - Visitors are not permitted in the hospital due to risk from COVID-19

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

In line with the Government’s strict new rules announced on Monday 23 March, we have suspended visiting with immediate effect . To help reduce the spread of infection, we ask that you please stay at home. We know it is...Read more

Coronavirus positive case

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

A patient who has tested positive for coronavirus has been admitted to Southmead Hospital and is being cared for in our specialist infectious diseases unit in isolated conditions. There is no risk to other patients, visitors and staff and our...Read more

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Thursday, 5 March 2020

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to...Read more

Huge number of nominations for 2020's first NBT Hero Awards

Friday, 7 February 2020

February's NBT Hero Awards sees the Awards' largest number of nominees recognised. Today marked the first NBT Hero Awards of 2020. The awards are funded by Southmead Hospital Charity . In response to more and more staff recognising their colleagues...Read more

National Apprenticeship Week - Jessi-May Hutton

Thursday, 6 February 2020

This week we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate the diversity and value apprenticeships to North Bristol Trust. Today we met Jessi who has worked in the Emergency Department for 5 years. Jessi has completed here level 3 Senior...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust has launched a bold new five year strategy

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered. Designed with staff, patients and partners, the strategy describes how we want to: provide high quality patient...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust joins Bristol organisations in declaring ecological emergency

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) has today joined several other Bristol organisations in recognising the need to take action to protect and preserve local wildlife. This expands on the declaration of a climate emergency, made jointly between NBT and University...Read more