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Teams win grant to improve the experience of black and Asian pregnant women

North Bristol NHS Trust has received a grant to support work to improve the experience of pregnant women from black and Asian backgrounds. The grant has been made by the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Vaccination Programme...
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4x4 Drivers, can you help?

During adverse weather conditions, many of our staff at North Bristol NHS Trust can struggle to get to work. For this reason, we ask for volunteers who drive vehicles equipped for snow and ice to support. Volunteering to drive front-line workers to...
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Anniversary of the first Covid-19 vaccine in Bristol

99 year old Jack Vokes was today reunited with the nurse who delivered the first vaccination in Bristol. One year ago today, 98 year old Jack Vokes became the first person in Bristol to get his Covid-19 vaccination. Jack received his vaccination at...
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Celebrating the final NBT Heroes of 2021

On Friday 3 December, we celebrated the final group of hero award winners for 2021. In what has been a challenging year for all our staff, it has been amazing to award so many well-deserved awards to individuals and teams across the Trust. In 2021...
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World AIDS Day - reflections on 40 years

It's World AIDS Day and 2021 is also the 40th anniversary year of the first UK AIDS death. Our current and former clinical leads for HIV share the reflections on the last 40 years. Dr Stuart Glover, now retired, remembers treating Aled Richards...
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New non-executive director joins our board

North Bristol NHS Trust is pleased to welcome Professor Sarah Purdy as a non-executive director to our Trust board. Professor Sarah Purdy has a distinguished track record as a clinician and lecturer including, in primary care, psychiatry and research...
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Festive float returns to streets in support of Southmead Hospital

The Float Group will be returning to the streets of north Bristol to spread some festive cheer in support of NHS services. For more than 30 years the Christmas float has been heading out with volunteer healthcare staff to provide entertainment and...
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Donate to support our patients, families and staff this Christmas

Southmead Hospital Charity has launched its annual Christmas Appeal, calling on people across Bristol and beyond to support our patients, their families and the staff who care for them. The Appeal focuses on the life, love and loss that families...
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Do you have any of our crutches to return to us?

We are appealing for your help in returning any crutches you may have borrowed from us after an accident or injury. Some people manage to return their crutches to us but there are plenty that never make it back to our Emergency Department. If you...
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Milk Bank celebrates 10th anniversary

The Donor Milk Bank at Southmead Hospital is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The bank receives milk from donors, which is used to support the most vulnerable premature babies across the South West. Southmead Hospital’s Donor Milk Bank opened on...