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NHS Lung MOTs, which can detect cancer cases sooner, have arrived in select areas across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon, and Gloucestershire

Past and current smokers who are registered with specific GP practices across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon, and Gloucestershire are now being invited to NHS lung health checks to improve lung health, detect and treat lung cancers earlier, and save lives...
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North Bristol NHS Trust shortlisted for the 2022 HSJ Awards

North Bristol NHS Trust is proud to announce that its Staff Psychology Team has been shortlisted for the Staff Wellbeing Award category at this year’s HSJ Awards, recognising outstanding contribution to healthcare and earning the opportunity to...
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Stay safe in the sun

Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are urging people to stay safe in the sun as the extreme hot weather continues into this week. High temperatures and an increase in UV levels can be dangerous, especially for the...
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Internal Major Incident - partial power outage

UPDATE: The internal major incident at Southmead Hospital has now been stepped down, and power has been restored in all areas. We'd like to thank you our staff and system partners for their support during this time. Wednesday 13 July 2022 Just after...
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Behind the scenes at NBT

Take a look behind the scenes at North Bristol NHS Trust as we celebrate 74 years of the NHS. Have you ever wondered what our 12,500 NBT staff get up to? How many patients are treated, letters are sent, operations are carried out? In this new video...
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New Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System launches public engagement

In Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, the NHS, local government and the voluntary sector have been working in partnership for many years to improve care, provide more joined-up services, and to agree and plan for local people’s needs...
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New terrace garden opened for Intensive Care Unit patients

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) has opened a new garden for its Intensive Care patients, funded by generous donations to Southmead Hospital Charity, and amazing fundraising efforts by staff members and former patients of the ICU. The garden is located...
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Celebrating Pride at NBT

NBT has proudly been supporting Pride Month throughout June, and Bristol Pride, which runs from Saturday, 25 June until Monday, 11 July. We are committed to supporting and listening to our LGBT+ staff and their needs, and we want staff, visitors...
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Silver Award from Defence Employer Recognition Scheme

NBT has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, as an acknowledgement of the ongoing support for colleagues that are members of the Armed Forces family. Since receiving the Bronze Award in 2015, ‘Getting It Right First...
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Covid restrictions eased

Restrictions on mask-wearing, social distancing and patient-visiting on site have been eased in our hospitals, in line with the current lower risk from Covid. In almost all areas of the Trust, mask wearing and social distancing is now optional rather...