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Emergency Department putting patients first, say the Care Quality Commission

Southmead Hospital’s Emergency Department has undertaken some outstanding work to support frail patients, including those living with dementia, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The department maintains its Good rating from inspectors...
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Care Quality Commission report published

Today the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its latest inspection report into services at Southmead Hospital. Here is our response from North Bristol NHS Trust, Chief Executive, Andrea Young: “We recognise that we continue to be exceptionally...
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Science Quarter event sees Severn Pathology building officially opened

Public Health England (PHE) and North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) will today officially open the Severn Pathology laboratory building at Southmead Hospital, bringing together laboratory services as part of the hospital’s Science Quarter. The official...
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We have exceeded national scores in a number of areas in recent patient-led assessments

The patient environment at North Bristol NHS Trust has received good ratings, according to results of annual patient-led assessments published yesterday (August, 15) by NHS Digital. Patient-Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) involve...
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North Bristol NHS Trust taken out of Financial Special Measures

North Bristol NHS Trust has been taken out of Financial Special Measures by NHS Improvement in recognition of its significant progress on financial performance. The Trust was placed in Financial Special Measures last summer and set the task of making...
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Brunel building wins international design award

Our Brunel building at Southmead Hospital has been named the best designed large hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Design Awards. The purpose-built hospital building which opened to patients in May 2014 bringing most services from...
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Dorian Way closure (w/c 6 March)

During the week of 6 March*, Dorian Way on the Southmead Hospital site will be closed to vehicles to enable construction work on the hospital to be carried out. However, pedestrian access will not be affected. For access to the Emergency Department...
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Care Quality Commission highlight Trust's progress in national report

North Bristol NHS Trust’s progress has been highlighted in a report published by the Care Quality Commission today (Thursday, October 13). The CQC included the progress made within Southmead Hospital as a case study in its State of Care report, its...
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World-leading genomics project launches in the West of England

An event was held at Southmead Hospital Bristol to launch the West of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC), a partnership of NHS Trusts, universities, commissioners, research and health science networks across the region. The WEGMC is one of...
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New Brunel building car park opens to patients and visitors

Patients and visitors at Southmead Hospital can now use the new multi-storey car park. The new car park is part of the extension to the Brunel building, which was handed over to North Bristol NHS Trust by developers Carillion in July. Patients and...