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Sue, our cancer navigator

New navigator role supports patients with cancer

Patients with cancer at Southmead Hospital can now benefit from additional support from our new cancer navigator. Sue Mitchell has taken on the role of Macmillan Cancer Navigator, providing information and support to inpatients with cancer and their...
Our Carers Charter is our commitment to carers

Supporting carers at North Bristol NHS Trust

This Carers’ Week we are launching a new Carers’ Passport to help staff who are unpaid carers have conversations with their managers about any support they may need. This is part of North Bristol NHS Trust’s commitment to supporting carers. A carer...
Caspar Turner

Thanks to our volunteers for support during pandemic

As part of Volunteers’ Week North Bristol NHS Trust is celebrating the commitment of the volunteers who support patients, staff and visitors throughout its services. This year’s Volunteers’ Week is more special because the trust is celebrating the...
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Public consultation on changes to hospital stroke services announced

Proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are organised and delivered in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be put to the public from 7 June, after the local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) today (1 June) made the...
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NBT and DE&S join forces again for a new mentoring initiative

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) and Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), a highly specialised part of the Ministry of Defence join together again for a new mentoring scheme. The new scheme builds on the successful collaboration between NBT and the DE...
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Monk’s Park Way entrance disruption 21 – 24 May

Between Friday 21 May and Monday 24 May, work will be undertaken to install brand new modular operating theatres in the Women & Children’s quarter of the Southmead Hospital site. While the crane and the modules are arriving on site over this weekend...
Liver Unit

NBT Liver Unit awarded national accreditation

We are delighted to announce that our North Bristol Liver Unit (NBLU) has been awarded level 1 accreditation for the Royal College of Physicians ‘Improving Quality in Liver Services’ (IQILS) accreditation scheme. NBLU has been working hard since May...
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Join the OneNBT team as a Non-Executive Director

North Bristol NHS Trust is looking for a new Non-Executive Director and two Associate Non-Executive Directors to join our Trust Board. As a Non-Executive Director or Associate Non-Executive Director, you bring an independent, external perspective to...
Phoebe, our Nature Recovery Ranger, in the allotment at Southmead Hospital

Nature Recovery Ranger joins North Bristol NHS Trust

Meet Phoebe, our new Nature Recovery Ranger based at Southmead Hospital. She is one of only three in the country, employed by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare, who run the NHS Forest programme of which Southmead Hospital is a registered site...
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NHS in summer operations drive to tackle pandemic backlog

The NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) is aiming to carry out extra operations and outpatient appointments this summer as part of plans to restore routine care after the pandemic. Surgeons, GPs, nurses, therapists and...