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Changes to our Trust Board

As we start the new year, North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) has made some changes to our Trust Board. This week, our new Chief Operating Officer, Steve Curry, started at the Trust. Steve joins us with extensive managerial and operational experience, from...
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NBT recognition in Queen's New Year Honours

A North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) midwife, a non-executive director and a lab scientist have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours. Infant Feeding Specialist Midwife Marion Copeland has been awarded a British Empire Medal in recognition of...
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Celebrating Everyone Involved in Green Impact Plus 2021

In a year like no other, we are extremely proud of our Green Impact Plus teams, who alongside their busy day jobs, have continued to make important sustainable changes in their lives at home and work. The action taken by our teams includes everything...
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Teams win grant to improve the experience of black and Asian pregnant women

North Bristol NHS Trust has received a grant to support work to improve the experience of pregnant women from black and Asian backgrounds. The grant has been made by the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Vaccination Programme...
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4x4 Drivers, can you help?

During adverse weather conditions, many of our staff at North Bristol NHS Trust can struggle to get to work. For this reason, we ask for volunteers who drive vehicles equipped for snow and ice to support. Volunteering to drive front-line workers to...
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Anniversary of the first Covid-19 vaccine in Bristol

99 year old Jack Vokes was today reunited with the nurse who delivered the first vaccination in Bristol. One year ago today, 98 year old Jack Vokes became the first person in Bristol to get his Covid-19 vaccination. Jack received his vaccination at...
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Celebrating the final NBT Heroes of 2021

On Friday 3 December, we celebrated the final group of hero award winners for 2021. In what has been a challenging year for all our staff, it has been amazing to award so many well-deserved awards to individuals and teams across the Trust. In 2021...
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World AIDS Day - reflections on 40 years

It's World AIDS Day and 2021 is also the 40th anniversary year of the first UK AIDS death. Our current and former clinical leads for HIV share the reflections on the last 40 years. Dr Stuart Glover, now retired, remembers treating Aled Richards...
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New non-executive director joins our board

North Bristol NHS Trust is pleased to welcome Professor Sarah Purdy as a non-executive director to our Trust board. Professor Sarah Purdy has a distinguished track record as a clinician and lecturer including, in primary care, psychiatry and research...
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Festive float returns to streets in support of Southmead Hospital

The Float Group will be returning to the streets of north Bristol to spread some festive cheer in support of NHS services. For more than 30 years the Christmas float has been heading out with volunteer healthcare staff to provide entertainment and...