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Southmead Hospital urology surgeons in list of UKs top ten

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Two urologists from Southmead Hospital are listed in the country’s best surgeons for prostate cancer. The Daily Mail compiled the list of the UK’s top ten ­outstanding prostate cancer surgeons. David Gillatt, lead consultant in urology and medical director of...Read more

Simple, non-invasive technique could benefit patients suffering abdominal aorta aneurysms

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Researchers at Southmead Hospital in Bristol have been awarded a major grant to investigate the benefits of a simple, non-invasive procedure that could significantly improve the survival rates of patients undergoing aorta aneurysm surgery. An abdominal aneurysm is an enlarged...Read more

Cancer Services Open Day 2010

Monday, 1 November 2010

Emotional support for people affected by cancer is the focus of the 2010 Open Day for Cancer Services at North Bristol NHS Trust. The Open Day takes place on Tuesday November 16 at the Learning and Research centre at Southmead...Read more

Children’s charter puts young people at the heart of health service

Monday, 25 October 2010

Children and teenagers have drawn up a service users Charter for Bristol and South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Community Health Partnership (CCHP). A committee of children and young people came up with six values they believe every CCHP service user is entitled...Read more

New look restaurant and café at Frenchay Hospital

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

The Redwood Dining restaurant at Frenchay Hospital has a fresh new look as well as a new Redwood Café. Redwood Café serves hot drinks, cakes and sandwiches in a dedicated area. Redwood Dining continues to serve hot and cold meals...Read more

Non-Executive Directors reappointed at North Bristol

Friday, 15 October 2010

Two of North Bristol NHS Trust’s Non-Executive Directors have been reappointed to the Board. Nick Patel and Professor Avril Waterman-Pearson have been members of the Trust Board for the past four years. Their reappointment means they will serve for another...Read more

Supporters raise more than £10,000 in ten hours for the 10.10.10 appeal for Southmead and Frenchay Hospitals

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Fundraisers for Shine together smashed their target of raising £10,000 in one day for Southmead and Frenchay Hospitals. The 10.10.10 appeal on October 10 was a huge success with hundreds of people taking part in fundraising events, sponsored challenges and...Read more

Bristol's leading fertility centre hosts an extra open evening

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

The Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BCRM) is holding an extra open evening for patients following the success of previous events. People who are considering fertility treatment can attend the open evening to take a tour and meet clinicians. The...Read more

Southmead Hospital Knee surgeon Andrew Porteous in list of the UK’s best

Friday, 8 October 2010

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Andrew Porteous has been highly recommended by the country’s leading knee surgeons in a national survey. The Daily Mail survey asked 40 of the best surgeons who they would choose to refer their nearest and dearest for...Read more

Bridging the language gap

Friday, 8 October 2010

North Bristol NHS Trust has improved its interpreting provision for patients whose first language is not English. Our new telephone interpreting service was rolled out a year ago and has now received more than 500 calls. This equates to over...Read more