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Restaurant and Pharmacy Christmas opening times

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Redwood and Kendon Cafe and Dining Christmas opening hours Restaurant services at Southmead and Frenchay Hospitals will be provided throughout the Christmas and New Year period, but with some adjusted hours. The restaurants will be open on Christmas Day and...Read more

Festive cheer at Barbara Russell Unit

Thursday, 23 December 2010

A thousand pounds worth of Christmas presents were donated to children who will be spending the festive season at Frenchay hospital, thanks to the support of staff at John Lewis. The toys werer delivered by a jolly Father Christmas on...Read more

Have a safe and happy Christmas

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Staff at North Bristol NHS Trust work hard to try to ensure services are not disrupted during adverse weather and to continue services during the Christmas and New Year period. The Minor Injuries Unit at Southmead Hospital and the Accident...Read more

Miracle babies celebrate their first Christmas

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Miracle babies who were born after successful IVF and other fertility treatments at the Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BCRM) returned to the centre to celebrate their first Christmas. The BCRM at Southmead Hospital hosted a special Christmas party for...Read more

Appeal for blood donations as bad weather hit stocks

Friday, 17 December 2010

An appeal is being made for blood donors to come forward after bad weather has had an effect on the country’s blood stocks ahead of the busy Christmas and New Year period. Stocks of one particular blood group – O...Read more

Bristol Rovers and Bath Rugby players visit Frenchay's children's unit

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Football and rugby players combined to suprise children at Frenchay Hospital and spread a little Christmas cheer. Bristol Rovers and Bath Rugby both visited the Barbara Russell Children's Unit (BRCU) where many of the patients will have to spend Christmas...Read more

Christmas at the Barbara Russell Children’s Unit

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Children being cared for at the Barbara Russell Children’s Unit at Frenchay Hospital have received some extra special visitors in the run-up to Christmas. John Lewis Cribbs Causeway donated £1,000 worth of Christmas presents and sent Father Christmas himself to...Read more

Fresh Arts presents Archer Pearce Duo

Monday, 13 December 2010

Fresh Arts presents Archer Pearce Duo, a spine-tingling combination of guitar and fiddle, playing your favourite Christmas tunes in the following spaces in the hospitals: Monday 13th December. Southmead Hospital 12 noon - Kendon café 1pm - Learning & Research...Read more

Plastic surgeon travels to Pakistan to share expertise

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Frenchay Hospital's plastic surgeon Umraz Khan has travelled to Pakistan to help doctors treat patients with severe injuries. Mr Khan, who works at the South West's specialist plastic surgery unit at Frenchay Hospital, visited Lahore to teach surgoens there micro-surgery...Read more

State-of-the-art equipment revolutionises diagnosis of lung cancer

Monday, 29 November 2010

Southmead has become the first hospital in the west of England to take delivery of a state-of-the-art new piece of equipment that will make some forms of lung cancer much easier to diagnose and stage. It will also reduce the...Read more