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Ofsted success for NBT's apprenticeship programme

North Bristol NHS Trust has been graded as making ‘significant progress’ across all themes by Ofsted for their Business Administration, Customer Service, and Team Leadership apprenticeship programme. The Apprenticeship Centre at Southmead Hospital...
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Double win for Bristol’s NHS Trusts at the Energy Management Awards

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT), Carbon and Energy Manger, Matt Gitsham walked away with Public Sector Energy Manager of the Year and University Hospital Bristol and Weston (UHBW) were awarded the Decarbonisation Project Award for 2022 at the Energy...
BTS Respiratory Research Award Nov22

Respiratory Unit wins Team of the Year Award

Bristol Academic Respiratory Unit has been named Research Team of the Year by the British Thoracic Society (BTS) for their “outstanding contribution to the NIHR portfolio studies in 2020-2022”. This is a fantastic achievement that is built on two...
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NBT Chief Executive Maria Kane announced as substantive Bristol Health Partners Chair

Our Chief Executive Maria Kane OBE has been appointed as the substantive Chair of Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) until 2025. Maria had been interim Chair since April, when Robert Woolley retired from his post of Chief...
Four images of people sit side by side. From left to right are: Emergency Zone Receptionist Margaret who is sat at her desk smiling at the camera; Head Chef Efie, dressed in chef whites; Physio Harry in his white uniform with the hospital in the background; and volunteer Ron dressed in a purple polo shirt standing on the roof terrace of the Brunel building.

Donate to support our patients, families and staff this Christmas

Southmead Hospital Charity has launched its Christmas Appeal, calling on people across Bristol and beyond to support our patients, their families and the staff who care for them. This Christmas, our Charity is inviting you to walk a day in the shoes...
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Covid-19 Vaccination Programme wins prestigious HSJ Patient Safety Award

The Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Covid-19 Vaccination Programme has won the ‘Improving Health Outcomes for Minority Ethnic Communities Award’ at the Health Service Journal’s (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards on 24 October 2022...
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NBT Staff Awards celebrate the achievements of our staff

The achievements of staff from across North Bristol NHS Trust were celebrated at the NBT Staff Awards. The awards recognise some of the amazing people who work at the trust and their commitment to patients and colleagues. More than 500 members of...
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Temporary suspension of births at Cossham

To ensure we can maintain staffing levels across our maternity services, we have taken the difficult decision to temporarily suspend births at Cossham Birth Centre. Like NHS trusts across the country, we are facing staffing pressures due to a...
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Maple Suite upgraded to be more comforting for bereaved families

The Maple Suite at Southmead Hospital has recently been refurbished to create a more comforting environment for families. The suite is for families going through the loss of a baby and was set-up to provide a space where families can spend precious...
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Celebrating AHP Day 

Colleagues across North Bristol NHS Trust are celebrating Allied Health Professional Day – a day to say thank you and celebrate the incredible work of our AHPs who continue to make a real difference to the lives of our patients, their families and...