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Frenchay joins forces with Breakthrough Breast Cancer to pledge high quality care for breast cancer patients

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Frenchay Hospital will promise to improve services for breast cancer patients as it launches the Breakthrough Service Pledge for Breast Cancer on Wednesday 27th January, in partnership with pioneering charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s Service Pledge for Breast...Read more

NBT says goodbye to undignified hospital gowns

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Traditional hospital gowns – the ones that ‘do up’ at the back and can expose your bottom – will soon become a thing of the past at North Bristol NHS Trust’s hospitals. Brand-new wraparound gowns that tie-up at the sides...Read more

NBT Chief Executive takes up new challenge

Thursday, 17 December 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust is today announcing that Sonia Mills, its Chief Executive, is leaving the organisation to become Chief Executive of NHS Oxfordshire. Miss Mills will take up her new role at the end of February 2010, after the...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust ‘among best hospitals in England’ according to patient safety survey

Monday, 30 November 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has achieved the highest possible rating for its patient safety in an independent healthcare survey. The trust which runs Southmead and Frenchay hospitals is named as one of only 14 in England in the top ‘band...Read more

New Mortuary Viewing Rooms for Frenchay and Southmead Hospitals

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

New mortuary viewing rooms with gardens, artworks, and vastly improved facilities will enhance the experiences of people saying goodbye to loved ones who have died at Frenchay or Southmead hospital. The new rooms are a stark contrast to the old...Read more

Department of Health approves Appointment Business Case for new super-hospital

Thursday, 12 November 2009

All quotes attributable to Sonia Mills, Chief Executive North Bristol NHS Trust heard earlier this week the excellent news that the Department of Health and Treasury have approved the Appointment Business Case for the development of the new PFI super-hospital...Read more

Council grants planning permission for new super-hospital

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

All quotes attributable to Sonia Mills, Chief Executive, North Bristol NHS Trust At a special meeting held last night, Bristol City Council granted planning permission for the new state-of-the-art super-hospital at Southmead. This is excellent news and a decision we...Read more

New Chairman for North Bristol

Friday, 16 October 2009

A new Chairman has been appointed at North Bristol NHS Trust. Peter Rilett officially takes on the position for a period of four years from 2 November 2009 to 1 November 2013. He was selected after interviews held following a...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust – 2008/09 CQC Annual Health Check

Thursday, 15 October 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has been rated ‘good’ for its quality of financial management and ‘weak’ for the quality of its services in the 2008/09 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Annual Health Check. As part of the quality of services rating,...Read more

Cancer Services Open Day 2009

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Supporting people to live with and beyond cancer diagnosis and treatment is the focus of North Bristol NHS Trust's annual Cancer Services Open Day. The Open Day takes place on Thursday, October 22, at the Centre for Medical Education at...Read more