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World’s smallest Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) device on trial at North Bristol NHS Trust

World’s smallest Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) device on trial at North Bristol NHS Trust First patient reports ‘the impact has been amazing’ A clinical trial involving people with Parkinson’s, to understand the safety and effectiveness of the world's...
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Congratulations to April’s NBT Hero Award winners.

On Thursday 7 April, we celebrated the April hero award winners. The winners joined Glyn Howells, Chief Finance Officer and Su Monk, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for a virtual award ceremony where they were read their nominations and thanked for...
Members of the NBT Learning Disability & Autism Liaison Team

Autism Acceptance Week

To mark World Autism Acceptance Week we are running a range of activities to increase understanding of the specific, often hidden sensory and communication needs experienced by people who are on the autism spectrum. Our dedicated Learning Disability...
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We are experiencing issues with our phone lines

UPDATE: This issue has now be resolved. Our phone lines aren’t currently working. We are urgently trying to resolve this, and would ask anyone trying to call our hospitals to please try again later. We apologise for any inconvenience, and will...
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CRN Research Awards 2022

After an unprecedented couple of years, the Clinical Research Network West of England (CRN WE) hosted a virtual awards ceremony to celebrate the hard work and achievements of those working within research across the region. The online ceremony...
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Our Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic has a new home at Southmead Hospital

The Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic, which was previously based at Gate 36, in our Brunel building, has moved to it’s new home in one of our retained estates buildings near our Women’s and Children’s quarter. The 12-week project saw a full...
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Southmead Hospital nurse awarded Renal Nurse of the Year

One of our Renal Access Nurse Specialists at Southmead Hospital has been awarded Renal Nurse of the Year in the 2022 British Journal of Nursing awards. Wilfredo Manuel has worked in our renal unit for 19 years and was involved in setting up a nurse...
Chief Executive, Maria Kane, presenting Karoline with her long service award.

50 year Long Service Award

One of our colleagues has received a remarkable Long Service Award for celebrating 50 years at NBT. Karoline Rowlands joined the trust in catering management, and since then has had a long and varied career overseeing operations for a number of our...
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The Major Incident at Southmead Hospital has now been stepped down

Updated: 15:42 We can confirm that a suspect package discovered this morning (10 March 2022) in our Emergency Department has been declared safe by Police. We’d like to thank the public for their support during this time and their help in keeping our...
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International Women's Day 2022

For International Women's Day we are proud to celebrate the amazing women who contribute so much to our trust and champion their achievements. Below you can read the stories of just some of our inspirational female colleagues at NBT.