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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

Patients take charge of recovery through nurse-led programme

Friday, 9 October 2009

A nurse-led programme which helps bowel surgery patients take charge of their recovery and get out of hospital faster has been successfully piloted at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). So far, nearly 200 patients have benefited from the Trust's Enhanced...Read more

Five star rating for hospital catering team

Monday, 7 September 2009

The Catering Department at Frenchay Hospital has maintained its five star cleanliness and hygiene rating from South Gloucestershire Council for the third year running. The team, based at Redwood Restaurant, cooks and prepares more than 1,000 meals a day for...Read more

NBT hospital meals awarded by Soil Association

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has become the first NHS organisation in the south of England to receive the prestigious Food for Life Catering Mark from the Soil Association for its patient meals. The award has been given in recognition of...Read more

Mortuary project will improve facilities

Friday, 28 August 2009

NBT’s mortuary viewing rooms’ project is well underway but we need your help to raise a further £60,000 to make the buildings and gardens extra special for families. The new rooms aim to open to the public at the end...Read more

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