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Patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face masks on site

Everyone accessing or visiting our healthcare services must continue to wear a face mask and follow social distancing rules. Covid-19 cases in Bristol and surrounding areas are high and it is important we continue to protect our patients who are at...
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First Sandra Hicks educational bursary awarded to NBT apprentices

The new bursary was set up in memory of Sandra our much-loved and greatly missed colleague, who sadly died in May 2020 after testing positive for Covid-19. Sandra Hicks was a lead practice development teacher at Southmead hospital and was known as an...
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Statement from Bristol’s COVID-19 Local Engagement Board and One City Partners

In light of easing national restrictions in England. COVID-19 has affected us all. The shocking arrival of this global pandemic turned our lives upside-down, and its impact on our physical and mental health, our families and friends, our employment...
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Metro Mayor visits NBT apprentices

West of England Mayor Dan Norris visited Southmead Hospital to meet our apprentices on the NHS 73rd Birthday. With over 400 apprentices and 21 different apprenticeship pathways at NBT, there were a lot of successes to celebrate. Suzanne Ashwood...
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New large-scale ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE Bristol’ opens

On 7 July 2021, the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Vaccination Programme will open a new large scale Vaccination Centre at the Conference and Exhibition Centre on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus. The ‘Vaccination Centre @ UWE...
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Do you know any students in years 10-13 interested in Nursing?

On 5 July 2021, North Bristol NHS Trust will join up with local Health and Care partners to deliver a weeklong virtual tour of the Nursing Pathway called “First Steps into Nursing”. The First Steps into Nursing programme is aimed at young people...
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More than 1 million jabs given in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

Six months into the Covid-19 vaccination programme, the local NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) has reached the milestone of providing more than one million vaccinations to people in the area. As of Thursday 17 June, 1...
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Help us create a healthier environment on-site

We know smoking causes ill health, and among COVID-19 patients, smoking nearly doubles the risk of having severe COVID-19. At NBT we want to support patients, staff and members of the public to live longer, healthier lives, and so we are reviewing...
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Have your say on proposals to improve stroke services in Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

You can now have your say on proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are organised and delivered in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. The proposals for change – put together by a diverse range of people, including senior...
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Meet June's NBT Heroes!

A small but emotional ceremony was held last Friday for our latest cohort of NBT Heroes June's NBT Hero Awards was smaller than usual but no less emotional, as at least two nominations brought tears of pride to the eyes of those in attendance. For...