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Annual Public Meeting to be held on 28 September

North Bristol NHS Trust will be holding its 2022/23 Annual Public Meeting at 5pm on Thursday, 28 September. The meeting is an opportunity to find out about our performance, be updated on our financial position and hear about some of our achievements...
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North Bristol NHS Trust shortlisted for national awards

A number of individuals and teams at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) have been shortlisted for various prestigious national awards. NBT colleagues have been shortlisted for two of this year’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) awards. The Bristol Breast Care...
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Brunel multi-storey public car park to temporarily close overnight from 29 August 2023 due to essential works

The Brunel multi-storey public car park will be temporarily closed overnight each night from 29 August to 14 October 2023 to allow for essential works to take place. The car park entrance will close each night during the period at 6pm, and the exit...
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National consultant doctors’ industrial action update

From 7am on Thursday 24 August until 7am on Saturday 26 August 2023, consultant doctors who are members of the British Medical Association (BMA) will be taking national strike action at a number of NHS trusts, including North Bristol NHS Trust. The...
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South Asian Heritage Month: Anita's story

Anita Senaratna joined North Bristol NHS Trust in June 2023. Here, she shares her story of growing up Sri Lankan in Australia, moving to the UK and rediscovering her culture. "I’m quite new to the UK – I’ve been here about two and a half years now. I...
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Mattresses donated to Ukraine

North Bristol NHS Trust has been donating mattresses to hospitals in Ukraine, Congo and Zimbabwe, as well as to local community organisations. The foam mattresses are no longer required by the Trust because they have been replaced by brand-new hybrid...
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Top tips for applying for roles with NBT

Have you got your A-level results and are thinking about a career with the NHS? Here are some top tips for applying for a role with NBT: Filling out the application Know the title of the role you're applying for, and read the job description and...
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South Asian Heritage Month: Pooja's story

Pooja Poddar has been working as a Registered Nurse since 1999. After moving to the UK in 2002, she dedicated herself to her work helping others whilst facing her own health struggles in private. Here, she shares her story as part of South Asian...
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National junior doctors’ industrial action update

From 7am on 11 August until 7am on 15 August 2023, junior doctors who are members of the British Medical Association (BMA) and Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) will be taking national strike action at a number of NHS trusts...
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UNICEF Baby Friendly status for Southmead Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Southmead Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (NICU) supportive approach to breastfeeding has been recognised with the Baby Friendly Award from UNICEF UK. This prestigious award recognises the feeding support mothers and families receive from...