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Intensive Care team to tackle the entire South West coastal path

Friday, 12 May, 2017

Staff from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Southmead Hospital are embarking on an enormous coastal challenge this weekend to raise money to landscape and develop a roof garden for patients. Over the course of eight weeks the staff, and...Read more

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Thursday, 11 May, 2017

As a Trust we are committed to supporting Dying Matters so that we can provide our patients with the best care at the end of their lives. Dying matters is organised by the National Council of Palliative Care, to raise...Read more

City-wide thanksgiving service being held to celebrate International Nurses Day

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

We have joined forces with our colleagues at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to hold a thanksgiving service at Bristol Cathedral on Friday to celebrate nursing past, present and...Read more

Southmead surgeons carry out first knee reconstruction using donor bone and tissue

Thursday, 27 April, 2017

You may have seen our surgeons on BBC's The One Show last night talking about an operation using donor bone and tissue to help reconstruct a patient's knee. Here's more about the pioneering procedure: Surgeons at Southmead Hospital performed a...Read more

Get the right care, first time this Easter

Thursday, 13 April, 2017

We are urging patients to get the right care, first time this Easter bank holiday (14-17 April), to help relieve pressure on our busy Emergency Department. Figures show that around a quarter of people who go to Emergency Departments locally...Read more

Blog: Have a happy and healthy Easter

Thursday, 13 April, 2017

An Easter message from our Director of Nursing, Sue Jones: With the long Easter weekend ahead of us there is plenty to look forward to. I’m sure you’ll be getting ready to enjoy some chocolate, spend some time with family...Read more

We are now offering free parking for women in labour at Southmead Hospital.

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017

We are now offering free parking for women in labour at Southmead Hospital. All women in active labour at the Central Delivery Suite and Mendip Birth Centre at Southmead, and their partners, can now benefit from free parking. This new...Read more

We're supporting Parkinson's Awareness Week

Monday, 10 April, 2017

We're supporting Parkinson's Awareness Week. This week we'll be sharing some of our Parkinson's projects with you. We're starting with our Dance for Parkinson's sessions. Dance for Parkinson’s is a weekly tailored dance session for people with Parkinson’s, held at...Read more

New responsive website launched

Monday, 10 April, 2017

Visitors to our website can now access all the info they need on their phones and tablets, thanks to a new responsive website funded by Southmead Hospital Charity . The new website is designed to work on all mobile phones,...Read more

Spring has sprung!

Friday, 7 April, 2017

Spring has sprung! Look at the lovely blossom surrounding our maternity buildings at Southmead Hospital today.Read more