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New large-scale ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE Bristol’ opens

On 7 July 2021, the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Vaccination Programme will open a new large scale Vaccination Centre at the Conference and Exhibition Centre on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus. The ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE...
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Do you know any students in years 10-13 interested in Nursing?

On 5 July 2021, North Bristol NHS Trust will join up with local Health and Care partners to deliver a weeklong virtual tour of the Nursing Pathway called “First Steps into Nursing”. The First Steps into Nursing programme is aimed at young people...
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More than 1 million jabs given in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

Six months into the Covid-19 vaccination programme, the local NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) has reached the milestone of providing more than one million vaccinations to people in the area. As of Thursday 17 June, 1...
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Help us create a healthier environment on-site

We know smoking causes ill health, and among COVID-19 patients, smoking nearly doubles the risk of having severe COVID-19. At NBT we want to support patients, staff and members of the public to live longer, healthier lives, and so we are reviewing...
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Have your say on proposals to improve stroke services in Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

You can now have your say on proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are organised and delivered in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. The proposals for change – put together by a diverse range of people, including senior...
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Meet June's NBT Heroes!

A small but emotional ceremony was held last Friday for our latest cohort of NBT Heroes June's NBT Hero Awards was smaller than usual but no less emotional, as at least two nominations brought tears of pride to the eyes of those in attendance. For...
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New navigator role supports patients with cancer

Patients with cancer at Southmead Hospital can now benefit from additional support from our new cancer navigator. Sue Mitchell has taken on the role of Macmillan Cancer Navigator, providing information and support to inpatients with cancer and their...
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Supporting carers at North Bristol NHS Trust

This Carers’ Week we are launching a new Carers’ Passport to help staff who are unpaid carers have conversations with their managers about any support they may need. This is part of North Bristol NHS Trust’s commitment to supporting carers. A carer...
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Thanks to our volunteers for support during pandemic

As part of Volunteers’ Week North Bristol NHS Trust is celebrating the commitment of the volunteers who support patients, staff and visitors throughout its services. This year’s Volunteers’ Week is more special because the trust is celebrating the...
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Public consultation on changes to hospital stroke services announced

Proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are organised and delivered in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be put to the public from 7 June, after the local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) today (1 June) made the...