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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

National Apprenticeship Week - Shakira Rawlins

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

This week we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate the diversity and value apprenticeships to North Bristol Trust. In December 2019 we were delighted to welcome Shakira Rawlins to NBT as the first Library, Information and Archive Service Apprentice...Read more

Partnership will explore use of robots to improve patient care

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Robots could soon become an even more common sight at Southmead Hospital under a partnership to explore their potential to enhance patient care. North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) and the Bristol Robotics Laboratory at the University of the West of...Read more

Patients urged to use NHS services wisely following high demand for emergency care services

Monday, 6 January 2020

Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are urging patients to use the right NHS service for their needs, following high levels of demand for local urgent and emergency care services. Health and care services in the...Read more