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Lord-Lieutenant discusses vaccines with NBT Chief Executive

Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol Mrs Peaches Golding OBE caught up with North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) Chief Executive Evelyn Barker to explain why she recently signed up to the com-cov vaccine research trial and why it is important for everyone to get...
Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, Peaches Golding, receives her COVID-19 jab as part of the Com-COV trial

Lord-Lieutenant accepted onto national COVID-19 vaccine trial

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) is one of eight National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) supported sites across the UK where a new coronavirus vaccine trial - referred to as the COVID-19 Heterologous Prime Boost study, or ‘Com-Cov’ - is taking...
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Rheumatoid arthritis drug reduces COVID-19 deaths

Patients and staff at Southmead Hospital have been involved in a research trial that has found an anti-inflammatory treatment reduces the risk of death when given to patients hospitalised with COVID-19. The hospital is one of the sites involved in...
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Severn Pathology lab is first to complete 1 year of continuous COVID testing

Today marks one year since NBT, in partnership with Public Health England, first started regular COVID testing in our Severn Pathology lab. The Severn Pathology lab was the second laboratory in the country to have continuous COVID testing up and...
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First NBT Hero Awards of 2021

As is now the 'new normal', the first NBT Heroes of the year came together virtually to hear why their colleagues had put them forward for an award. There was a real sense of team spirit at the virtual award ceremony, as Chief Executive Evelyn Barker...
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From Apprentice to Director

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, we will be shining the light on the fantastic opportunities an apprenticeship can offer you and share some of our amazing apprentice's journeys. Today we caught up with Simon Wood, Director of Estates...
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Open Letter to everyone in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

To everyone in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG), As we reach a critical point in the country’s fight against coronavirus, we want to share a big thank you for continuing to do everything you can to protect yourselves and our...
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CEO Evelyn Barker speaks to Pat Lam, Director of Rugby at Bristol Bears

To round off 'Thank You Week' at North Bristol NHS Trust, our Chief Executive Evelyn Barker spoke to Pat Lam, Director of Rugby at Bristol Bears about motivating teams, and getting the best from people. Pat also had a very special 'thank you' message...
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Public asked to show support for hospital heroes

The public are being encouraged to show their support for NHS heroes working under significant pressure at Southmead Hospital dealing with Covid-19. As part of “Thank You Week” at North Bristol NHS Trust, people are asked to send in their praise for...
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Help Janine take home GOLD for Apprentice of the Year

Now in its fifth consecutive year, the awards - which are organised by Skills for Health -recognise and honour the hard work and dedication carried out daily by thousands of health heroes across the UK. Since joining the Respiratory Physiology team...