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Neuromuscular services at North Bristol Trust and UH Bristol named as Centres of Clinical Excellence by Muscular Dystrophy UK

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Neuromuscular services at North Bristol Trust (NBT) and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised by Muscular Dystrophy UK for providing outstanding care for people with muscle-wasting conditions. The neuromuscular disease service at Southmead Hospital and the neuromuscular...Read more

NBT celebrates the first cohort of Nursing Associates to qualify in their new role

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

The first cohort of the new Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA) programme, have celebrated qualifying in their new role during a Tea party which was hosted by North Bristol Trust’s director of Nursing and Quality. The eleven Nursing Associates trainees shared...Read more

NBT Staff Wellbeing Programme named regional champions for wellbeing in NHS Parliamentary Awards

Monday, 24 June 2019

North Bristol NHS Trust’s Staff Wellbeing programme has been shortlisted for a prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award in the Wellbeing at Work category. The programme and the teams that work within it have been selected as ‘regional champions’ representing the South...Read more

Better outpatient and midwifery facilities for Thornbury

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Thornbury residents will benefit from better outpatient and community midwife appointment facilities in the town centre. North Bristol NHS Trust is planning to relocate services from the existing hospital to a former shop in the main shopping area on St...Read more

Southmead Hospital celebrates the success of the Hospital Charity's £2million Prostate Cancer Care Appeal

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Pioneering robotic cancer surgery in Bristol will be expanded to treat more types of cancer at Southmead Hospital following the success of the hospital Charity’s £2million Prostate Cancer Care Appeal. Thanks to donors and fundraisers the charity’s Prostate Cancer Care...Read more

Mum who survived high speed car crash meets blood donor who helped save her life

Monday, 10 June 2019

Emily Pringle was involved in a head on collision at more than 100mph combined speed on the A40 near Cheltenham in July 2018. She suffered 27 broken bones: her neck was broken in two places, her back in two places,...Read more

Come along to our AGM

Friday, 7 June 2019

North Bristol NHS Trust is inviting people to its upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 25 July. Teams from the trust will be hosting stalls throughout the day (from 10am) in the atrium of the Brunel building, giving you...Read more

Celebratory tea party for hospital volunteers

Monday, 3 June 2019

Volunteers at Southmead Hospital have been honoured with a celebratory tea party to thank them for their continued support to patients, staff and visitors at North Bristol NHS Trust. More than 180 volunteers across the trust, who support health services...Read more

Southmead Hospital Move Makers receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Southmead Hospital Move Makers, a group of volunteers based in Southmead Hospital in Bristol, have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service - the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The popular Move Maker...Read more

NICU celebrate International Kangaroo Care day

Thursday, 16 May 2019

‘Kangaroo Care day’ or ‘Skin to Skin’ has been an important element of neonatal care for many years due to its known benefits for both parent and baby. It not only fosters close and loving relationships between parent and baby,...Read more