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First new police station in Bristol since 2012 opens in the grounds of Southmead Hospital

Thursday, 1 August 2019

This week North Bristol NHS Trust and Avon & Somerset Police celebrated the official opening of the new Westgate House Police enquiry office on the Southmead Hospital site. The new centre, which is now the base for 40 members of...Read more

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Southmead Hospital in first Bristol visit of 2019

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Today (Tuesday 30 July) North Bristol NHS Trust welcomed HRH the Duke of Gloucester to Southmead Hospital to meet the Move Makers who recently were given the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The popular Move Maker volunteers were initially recruited...Read more

Cossham Birth Centre to reopen

Friday, 26 July 2019

Babies will be born at Cossham Birth Centre again from the autumn. A temporary closure of Cossham Birth Centre has been in place since October 2018 due to increasing inductions of labour at Southmead Hospital and a shortage of midwives...Read more

Southmead Hospital site roadworks beginning 22 July

Friday, 19 July 2019

We are continuing with the programme of improvement works to our pedestrian crossings and roundabouts on the Southmead Hospital Site. To allow us to safely complete these works we are implementing a number of one way systems on site. This...Read more

Staff and patients urged to allow extra travelling time

Thursday, 18 July 2019

We are advising our patients and staff to allow extra travelling time when coming to Southmead Hospital today. The A4175 ring road is gridlocked around Filton due to the Extinction Rebellion Protests after the protesters blocked access into the MOD...Read more

Staff Wellbeing Programme honoured with national award

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

The teams behind the Staff Wellbeing Programme at North Bristol NHS Trust have received a prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award, after receiving a nomination from Southmead’s local MP. The awards ceremony took place in Parliament on Wednesday 10 July, to which...Read more

Organ donation law is changing

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Three people die every day in need of an organ transplant. To enable more people to pass on more organs to save more lives, the law around organ donation is changing. In order to try and further increase the number...Read more

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