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Women to benefit from birth pool after League of Friends donation

Thursday, 29 June, 2017

A new birthing pool has been installed in Southmead Hospital’s Mendip Birth Centre after a £57,000 donation from the Southmead Hospital League of Friends. Mendip Birth Centre is the midwife-led unit in Southmead Hospital’s maternity unit where women can give...Read more

NBT Hero Awards - June 2017

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

On Friday 23 June, a group of staff from across the Trust were celebrated at the NBT Hero Awards supported by Southmead Hospital Charity. The inspirational staff members who’d been nominated by their colleagues for their hard work and dedication...Read more

Staff shine at green awards

Monday, 26 June, 2017

Our staff won eleven special awards at the Green Impact Awards ceremony last week. Green Impact is a sustainability engagement and accreditation scheme. The awards, held at the Wills Memorial Building, celebrated the efforts of organisations to be greener in...Read more

Bristol Centre for Enablement on TV tonight

Friday, 23 June, 2017

Bristol Centre for Enablement is set to feature in a documentary about advances in prosthetics this evening. Retired paralympic swimmer Kate Grey visited the team at the Cribbs Causeway centre to discuss the options available for a new prosthetic limb...Read more

NHS Inpatient Survey 2017 - Tell us what you think

Friday, 23 June, 2017

During July 2017, a survey will be carried out asking what patients think about their care here at North Bristol NHS Trust. This is part of a national programme to improve patients’ experiences while in hospital. A random sample of...Read more

Free Wi-Fi for new and expecting mums in Southmead Hospital

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

North Bristol NHS Trust is offering free Wi-Fi in its maternity wards at Southmead Hospital. The new patient Wi-Fi has launched in the Mendip, Percy Philips and Quantock wards. Further work is being carried out to extend the coverage across...Read more

Brunel building wins international design award

Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

Our Brunel building at Southmead Hospital has been named the best designed large hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Design Awards. The purpose-built hospital building which opened to patients in May 2014 bringing most services from the old Southmead and...Read more

BBC Music Day comes to Southmead Hospital

Wednesday, 14 June, 2017

BBC Music Day is coming to Southmead Hospital tomorrow (Thursday, June 15) with performances being broadcast live from the Brunel building atrium. Southmead Hospital Charity is hosting the live performances as part of its month-long Buskathon event, which has seen...Read more

We are supporting Clean Air Day...will you?

Monday, 12 June, 2017

We are supporting colleagues across the city and the UK in marking the first National Clean Air Day on Thursday. Our Sustainable Development Unit have started early with an event in the atrium of Southmead Hospital's Brunel building until 2pm...Read more

Emergency Department Care Assistant wins domestic violence award

Thursday, 8 June, 2017

One of our care assistants in Southmead Hospital’s Emergency Department has been presented with an award for her efforts in supporting victims of domestic violence. Emergency Care Assistant Rose Lockhart was presented with The Ann Wood Award for her “outstanding...Read more