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Professional actors read to stroke patients at Southmead Hospital to aid recovery

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Trained actors will recite stories, prose and plays to stroke patients at Southmead Hospital to help them recover faster. North Bristol NHS Trust is working with InterAct Reading Service which provides professional actors and broadcasters to perform live and interactive...Read more

Spend a penny and get £9.99 back

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Researchers at North Bristol NHS Trust are looking for volunteers to provide urine samples to help them develop an odour detector which could help millions of people with incontinence. The BioMed Centre at the Bristol Urological Institute, based in Southmead...Read more

NBT Annual Public Meeting 2010

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

North Bristol NHS Trust will be holding its annual public meeting on Wednesday, September 1. The meeting starts at 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm) and takes place at the recently opened Learning & Research Centre at Southmead Hospital. This is...Read more

Work starts on new hospital at Southmead

Monday, 16 August 2010

Local people and staff members will celebrate the start of building work on the new hospital at Southmead on Friday, August 13 with a special turf-cutting ceremony. Over the past few months, developers, Carillion, have cleared part of the site,...Read more

NBT accepted onto prestigious LGB programme

Monday, 9 August 2010

North Bristol NHS Trust has become the first NHS organisation in the west of England to be accepted onto a prestigious programme that aims to support lesbian, gay and bisexual patients and staff members. The Stonewall Healthy Lives programme is...Read more

New crossing will improve safety outside Frenchay Hospital

Thursday, 29 July 2010

A new zebra crossing has been installed outside the main entrance of Frenchay Hospital by South Gloucestershire Council. This means that patients, staff and visitors can now safely get to the bus stop on the other side of the road...Read more

Open doors at Southmead’s newest buildings

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

North Bristol NHS Trust is inviting local people to come and see its brand new Pathology Sciences and Learning & Research buildings at Southmead Hospital at an open day on Thursday, July 22 2010 from 4pm-7pm. The buildings, which can...Read more

Bristol’s leading fertility centre hosts open evening

Friday, 16 July 2010

The Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BCRM) is holding an open evening for people who are considering fertility treatment to take a tour and meet clinicians. The event takes place on Wednesday August 4 2010 between 6pm and 8pm at...Read more

New state-of-the-art buildings fully open at Southmead Hospital

Thursday, 15 July 2010

The new £45million Pathology Sciences and Learning & Research buildings at Southmead Hospital are now fully open. They are the first major new buildings at the site and will eventually form part of the new hospital when it opens its...Read more

Revolutionary medical dressing uses nanotechnology to fight infection

Thursday, 8 July 2010

Researchers are using nanotechnology to develop a medical dressing which will detect and treat infection in wounds. Scientists at the University of Bath and the burns team at the Southwest UK Paediatric Burns Centre at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol are...Read more