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Sarah McCann

Sarah’s apprenticeship learning journey

Read Sarah’s apprenticeship learning journey which has led her to gain a place at university! “My learning journey started back in September 2016; I joined the Trust on a Level 2 apprenticeship. This seems so long ago but each step throughout my...
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Clinical boost for local NHS 111 service

People contacting the local NHS 111 service for help with urgent medical problems can now speak directly to a wider range of healthcare professionals, as part of measures to relieve pressure on the area’s Emergency Departments (EDs). NHS 111 in...
National Apprenticeship Week 2022

National Apprenticeship Week 2022

This week we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2022 and the big difference our apprentices make here at NBT. Many people think that apprenticeships are only for those starting out in their careers which couldn’t be more wrong. We offer...
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First NBT Hero Awards of 2022

Every year we recognise and celebrate individuals across our Trust who have been nominated by their colleagues for going the extra mile to make a real difference to others. The first 2022 hero awards took place on Friday 4 February and were hosted by...
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Thank You Week 2022 Round-up

From Monday 17th to Friday 21st January, we celebrated Thank You Week across North Bristol NHS Trust, with the public and our patients sending in hundreds of messages via social media, post and our website to thank staff for all their hard work. It...
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Clinical Commissioning Group approves major improvements to stroke services

NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group has today, Tuesday 1 February, agreed a series of recommendations to reorganise and improve the area’s stroke services. Dr Chris Burton, Clinical Lead for the...
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New Partnership formed between NBT’s Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit and Cardiff Metropolitan University

A new Partnership has been formed between NBT’s Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit and Cardiff Metropolitan University one of the leading providers for speech and language therapy training. Dr Yvonne Wren, Director of BSLTRU and newly...
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Red Card to Racism and Abuse campaign launch

A high profile “Red Card to Racism and Abuse” campaign has been launched by North Bristol NHS Trust today to protect staff from violence, discrimination and anti-social behaviour. The campaign comes on the back of a rise in incidents during the Covid...
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Public asked to show support for hospital heroes

The public are being encouraged to show their support for Southmead Hospital’s NHS heroes working under significant pressure dealing with the current wave of Covid-19. As part of “Thank You Week” at North Bristol NHS Trust between 17th and 21st...
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Local health and care system steps up contingency plans

The health and social care system in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) is stepping-up contingency plans to deal with the current wave of Covid-19 alongside intense winter pressures. The number of people being treated in...