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Heartful dodgers run for NBT

Thursday, 27 August 2009

‘The Heartful Dodgers’ – a team of cardiac rehabilitation staff and patients from North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) are taking part in the Bristol half marathon to raise money for the cardiac rehabilitation programme based at the Trust. Chris Adams,...Read more

CQC lifts restrictions on North Bristol

Friday, 14 August 2009

The restrictions placed on North Bristol NHS Trust by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following the Improvement Notice issued in April, have been lifted. This means that North Bristol will be unconditionally registered with the CQC (which replaced the Healthcare...Read more

New technology will boost NBT neurosciences service

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Cutting-edge robot technology that enables neurosurgeons to deliver sophisticated neuro-implantable devices with pinpoint accuracy will soon be in place at North Bristol NHS Trust. The Friends of Frenchay Hospital have agreed to provide the £270,000 funding for the neuromate® robot...Read more

First look at new Cossham Birth Centre

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has released the first artist impressions of the new Birth Centre at Cossham Hospital. The midwife-led centre will be the first of its kind in the local area, providing low risk mums-to-be in Bristol and South...Read more

Share your memories of Frenchay Hospital

Monday, 27 July 2009

Frenchay Hospital is holding an open day on July 30, to celebrate Frenchay Hospital and the community. It is an opportunity for members of the public to share memories and memorabilia, between 10am and 4pm at the Frenchay Academic Centre,...Read more

NBT wins at the National Health and Social Care Awards

Thursday, 9 July 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust won an award at the National Health and Social Care Awards held in London last night. The Bristol Complex Epilepsy Service, based at Frenchay Hospital, won the Transforming Services Award. The team was put through to...Read more

Excellent food score for fifth year running

Monday, 6 July 2009

The food at North Bristol NHS Trust has been rated as excellent for the fifth year running according to the latest PEAT (Patient Environment Action Team) findings. In addition the overall score for the hospital environment has significantly improved. It...Read more

New technology using exercise bikes to assist surgical assessment

Friday, 3 July 2009

Patients undergoing surgery at Frenchay and Southmead hospitals can now have their fitness levels accurately assessed thanks to new technology. North Bristol NHS Trust has taken delivery of two cardiopulmonary exercise (CPEX) assessment machines to help determine patients’ healthcare requirements...Read more

Students celebrate successfully completing new qualifications

Thursday, 2 July 2009

The first group of healthcare professionals to undertake a course designed jointly with the University of the West of England have graduated this summer. Two modules were created by North Bristol NHS Trust – one in neurosciences and one in...Read more

Keen cyclist successfully raises funds for charity for terminally ill patients

Friday, 26 June 2009

A radiology assistant at Frenchay Hospital has successfully completed a 1,500km charity cycle ride from Bristol to Barcelona in aid of the Dreams and Wishes Fund. The charitable fund, founded by Southmead Hospital, aims to make the dreams and wishes...Read more