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Final chance to have your say on improvements to stroke services

Health leaders are calling for local people to share their views on proposed changes to stroke services with the public consultation closing on 3 September. The proposals to change the way hospital stroke services are organised and delivered in...
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Help Us Help You call from local healthcare leaders

Health and care leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are calling on public support to help manage pressures on services, as an increase in non-Covid demand coincides with staffing challenges and continued hospitalisations from...
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New twin operating theatres at North Bristol NHS Trust are officially open

Two new state-of-the-art theatres have been officially unveiled today at North Bristol NHS Trust. The Cotswold theatres, based in our Women and Children’s services at Southmead Hospital will be open for business next week for our patients. The...
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Join us on our Nature Recovery Internship

Want to work on green space projects that help to boost the wellbeing of our staff, patients, and our local community? Our new internship at Southmead Hospital could be just for you. The internship is 3 days a week, for up to 6 months, starting...
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Meet August’s NBT Heroes!

On Friday 6 August, we celebrated the latest winners of our NBT Hero Awards. Simon Wood, Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning lead the awards, which were full of virtual applause and lots of lovely messages from one hero to another...
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Trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in COVID patients

Patients and local research teams in Bristol have contributed important data to research which shows that treating hospitalised COVID-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces the need for...

Last Vaccinations at Ashton Gate Stadium

Today (Wednesday, 4 August), after delivering 235,048 COVID-19 vaccinations, the Ashton Gate Vaccination Centre will close, with all appointments after moving to the Vaccination Centre @ UWE Bristol. The move is prompted by the reduction in...
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Medical Director Chris Burton steps down

After 12 years of clinical leadership at NBT, Medical Director Chris Burton has stepped down from his role. Deputy Medical Director Tim Whittlestone will be joining the board on an interim basis to take on the role while a permanent replacement is...
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National role appointment in Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care

Spiritual and Pastoral Care Team Leaders & Bereavement Services Manager, Brenda Dowie, has been appointed to a national role in the Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health. The aim of the network is to promote and support high...
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One year since the racially-aggravated attack on our staff member K

It's been one year since the use of a car as a weapon in the racially-aggravated attack which saw North Bristol NHS staff member Katungua suffer horrific injuries. Today (Thursday 22 July) marks this milestone in the recovery of Katungua - known as K...