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North Bristol NHS Trust launches ‘neurodiversity’ toolkit on World Autism Day

To mark World Autism Day 2021, North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) are launching a toolkit designed to support staff with autism, as well a range of neurological conditions including attention deficit disorders and dyslexia. The launch of the toolkit is...
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Apprentice Janine wins national award for her work in the fight against COVID-19

Apprentice Janine wins national award for her work in the fight against COVID-19 Janine Pring, our Respiratory Physiologist Apprentice scooped Gold in the Apprentice of the Year category at the Skills for Health Our Health Heroes Awards. She was...
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Hospital vaccination hub gives 30,000th dose

The Southmead Hospital Vaccination Hub has delivered it's 30,000th dose just over 100 days after delivering its first vaccine. The milestone was reached on Saturday 20 March 2021, with the first COVID-19 vaccine in Bristol given to 97 year old Jack...
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Southmead Hospital using miniature cameras as part of cancer test trial

North Bristol NHS Trust is one of 40 trusts across the country offering patients the colon capsule colonoscopy cameras as part of checks for cancer. Patients will only need to attend Southmead Hospital to swallow the "pill" camera and have a belt...
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Healthcare Science Week 2021

Healthcare Science Week is great opportunity to celebrate and recognise all of our NBT Healthcare Scientists, and show how science and technology is vital in modern patient care and changes lives for the better. It’s also an opportunity for our staff...
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Consultation plans for stroke services set out

Plans have been set out today (Monday, March 15) for a public consultation on major changes to the area’s stroke services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG). The area’s Stroke Programme Board – made up of stroke survivors...
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‘It’s not OK’: Healthcare staff stand together against unacceptable behaviour

Local health and care organisations are joining together to say ‘It’s not OK’ to be violent, aggressive or abusive towards their staff, in a new campaign launching today (10 March). The ‘It’s not OK’ campaign aims to highlight the impact of...
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Meet March's NBT Heroes

The NBT Hero Awards usually take place 6 times a year, with judges filtering through 30-40 nominations in between ceremonies. But between December 2020 and January 2021, over 100 nominations were submitted by staff for their colleagues - showing...
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Echo Team gets departmental accreditation

The Echo team of Cardiac Physiologists at North Bristol NHS Trust have been awarded British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) departmental accreditation in three different areas. Not content with being individually accredited to BSE standards, the...
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Celebrating our staff on International Women’s Day

Every year on 8 March, people across the world celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and pledge to take action for gender equality. The theme for 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge, to encourage everybody to challenge...