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Pioneering children’s centre opens

Thursday, 25 November 2010

A pioneering nursery school which also offers community children’s health services has opened in Bristol. It is the first centre in Bristol to provide both childcare and health services for families. Ilminster Avenue Nursery School, rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, merged...Read more

Horfield Primary School visits the new Southmead Hospital construction site for creative inspiration

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Pupils from Horfield Primary School have visited Southmead Hospital and were given exclusive access to a walkway around the construction site. The 60 pupils in year four spent an hour sketching the cranes, diggers, bulldozers and builders working to construct...Read more

Frenchay Hospital burns patients highly commended in bravery awards

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Two Frenchay Hospital patients who suffered life-threatening burns as babies have been given national bravery awards for overcoming their injuries. Kieran Shilston, 16, and Logan Adams, 5, were both given highly commended in the Stagecoach Theatre Arts Award for Bravery...Read more

Frenchay Hospital burns patients nominated for national bravery awards

Monday, 8 November 2010

Two Frenchay Hospital patients who suffered life-threatening burns as babies have been nominated for a national award for bravery in overcoming their injuries. Kieran Shilston, 16, and Logan Adams, 5, have both been shortlisted for a Stagecoach Theatre Arts Award...Read more

Your choices in an emergency

Monday, 8 November 2010

In times of an accident or a medical emergency understanding what options are available will help you to get the best care as quickly as possible. We want to ensure that people choose the right service for their needs, and...Read more

Heart care services in Bristol boosted by £8,000 donation

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Cardiac rehabilitation services in Bristol are today (Monday 1st November 2010) receiving a boost thanks to a donation of over £8,000. The Heartful Dodgers appeal at Southmead and Frenchay hospitals is receiving the donation from Healthcare provider Simplyhealth from its...Read more

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