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Easier parking for disabled patients and visitors at Southmead Hospital

Friday, 12 April 2019

Patients and visitors with a disability should find it quicker and easier to park for free at Southmead Hospital. Volunteers will now be on hand to help official blue badge holders to register at the Brunel building multi-storey car park...Read more

Yate Minor Injuries Unit new opening hours

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Yate’s Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) in the West Gate Centre will be open 12 hours a day, seven days a week from Monday 15 April, making it even easier for people to access fast, walk-in treatment for minor injuries such...Read more

Autism awareness week at NBT

Monday, 1 April 2019

This week we are marking world autism awareness week at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). Our aim is to increase everyone’s understanding of the specific, often hidden sensory and communication needs experienced by people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). NBT...Read more

Blog: What it's like to be autistic and work at NBT

Friday, 29 March 2019

“What is your favourite species of monkeys?” “You sure you are alright, mate?” Brain thinking: “Just being friendly” Hi, I’m Sophie and I’m autistic. I work at NBT. I worked on Elgar 1 ward as a Healthcare Assistant for 3...Read more

Former patients notified about pelvic floor surgery review

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

A number of people who received pelvic floor surgery using artificial mesh at Southmead Hospital have been informed of the outcome of investigations into their care. After concerns were raised about pelvic floor surgery, North Bristol NHS Trust began a...Read more

Travel disruption - Friday 22 March

Friday, 22 March 2019

We have been informed rolling blockade protests will take place today (Friday 22 March) on a number of major roads across the country from 5pm. Locally it is believed rolling blockades will take place on: M5 southbound from Avonmouth to...Read more

Southmead Hospital's stroke thrombectomy service to be expanded

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

A life-saving procedure that reverses the effects of severe strokes is to be expanded at Southmead Hospital. “Thrombectomy”, which involves manually unblocking blood clots to the brain, significantly reduces the chances of death and disability. Since the technique was introduced...Read more

Apprenticeships at NBT

Monday, 18 March 2019

As part of this years National Apprenticeship Week, that was 4 - 8 March, our chief executive Andrea Young and communications apprentice Roxanne Dabir took turns to interview one another about apprenticeships at North Bristol NHS Trust. There is a...Read more

NBT Hidden Heroes: Purple Butterfly

Friday, 15 March 2019

'Hidden Heroes' is our way of shining a light on services and teams across the trust who are doing incredible things but have perhaps gone under the radar due to working away in the background. Our latest Hidden Heroes highlights...Read more

Celebrating World Kidney Day

Thursday, 14 March 2019

The brother of the first person to donate an organ 50 years ago is celebrating World Kidney Day after raising £2,000 to support Southmead Hospital’s transplant services. Clive Hook, raised the funds by organising a series of concerts to mark...Read more