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Watch our Hospital at Night team in action

Monday, 15 October 2018

Our Hospital at Night service is run by a small team of highly-trained, highly-skilled nurses who recover deteriorating patients at nights and weekends. If ward staff need support with an urgent problem, they call the team of advanced nurse practitioners...Read more

NBT announced as one of seven genomic laboratory hubs

Thursday, 11 October 2018

North Bristol NHS Trust has been announced as one of only seven genomic laboratory hubs in the country as part of a national network of centres that could provide potentially life-changing diagnosis to seriously ill patients. Matt Hancock, Health and...Read more

We are helping to break the silence around baby loss by supporting Baby Loss Awareness Week 9 to 15 October

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

We are helping to break the silence around baby loss by supporting Baby Loss Awareness Week 9 to 15 October. During this time, we remember all babies and parents that have touched our lives. We will reflect on the progress...Read more

North Bristol Trust launch Sustainable Development Management Plan 2018/19

Monday, 1 October 2018

NBT is welcoming staff and the public to find out about the work taking place to make the Trust more sustainable. They will be holding a launch event for their Sustainable Development Management Plan (SDMP) in the atrium of the...Read more

Cossham Birth Centre update

Friday, 28 September 2018

North Bristol NHS Trust can confirm Cossham Birth Centre will reopen on Monday 1 October (7.30am) after a temporary closure. Rachel Fielding, Director of Midwifery at North Bristol NHS Trust, said: “Due to an unprecedented number of women needing induction...Read more

Three nominations for NBT at the Sustainable Health and Care Awards

Monday, 24 September 2018

North Bristol NHS Trust is in the running for three awards at this year’s Sustainable Health and Care awards ceremony. The Sustainable and Health and Care awards celebrate sustainable development work across the NHS, social care and the public sector,...Read more

New Clinical Simulation Space opens at Southmead Hospital

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

New facilities have opened at Southmead Hospital to support the clinical training of healthcare professionals. The Clinical Simulation Space, known as Sim Space Bristol , will provide state-of-the-art training for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. The facility in the...Read more

New Health and Social Care Secretary's visit to Southmead Hospital to thank staff for care his sister received

Monday, 10 September 2018

New Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock paid an official visit to Southmead Hospital today. The Secretary of State returned to the hospital with his sister to thank staff for the care they gave her when she was treated...Read more

Wife gives "generous" gift of kidney to husband

Friday, 7 September 2018

When John Bevan was told he needed a kidney, his wife Ceri was in no doubt that she was prepared to donate him one of hers and last Christmas it became her gift to him. John was initially diagnosed as...Read more

Dietitian Claire celebrates 21st anniversary of her kidney transplant at Southmead Hospital

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Dietitian Claire Downer feels that she is living proof that organ donation works – having celebrated 21 years since her kidney transplant this week. It is Organ Donor Week and NHS Organ Donation is using the initiative to remind prospective...Read more