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Community Neonatal Team celebrates 20th birthday

Friday, 2 June, 2017

A service that supports premature and poorly babies after they have left our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has celebrated its 20th birthday. The Neonatal Community Service supports families after babies have become well enough to leave to go home from...Read more

Volunteers needed for Southmead's Macmillan Wellbeing Centre

Friday, 19 May, 2017

Could you spare just a few hours each week to share your time and skills with people living with cancer? Volunteers are needed to help support people with cancer in the Macmillan Wellbeing Centre at Southmead Hospital. The Centre provides...Read more

Singing for Dementia Session - Dementia Awareness Week

Thursday, 18 May, 2017

Songs from decades gone by filled the atrium of Southmead Hospital’s Brunel building today (May 17). 'When I’m 64' and 'Raindrops Keep falling On My Head' were among the songs for the first Singing for Dementia Session held inside the...Read more

Flash mob time! #IAmResearch

Thursday, 18 May, 2017

Our research team did a flash mob in Southmead Hospital today to raise awareness of the benefits of research and the positive impact it has. The team had an information stand in the atrium to support the national I AM...Read more

Bristol Centre for Enablement celebrate Centenarian Constance's birthday

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

The team at Bristol Centre for Enablement has helped one of its patients celebrate a landmark birthday. Constance Hosker attended the Cribbs-Causeway-based centre for a routine appointment just days after celebrating her 100th birthday and the team were determined to...Read more

Meet the team - Kate from Cossham Birth Centre

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

Bristol mums-to-be - find out more about our wonderful midwifery team at Cossham Birth Centre. Our colleagues at Cossham Birth Centre have started creating short profiles of the midwifery team so that mums-to-be can learn more about the amazing work...Read more

Intensive Care team to tackle the entire South West coastal path

Friday, 12 May, 2017

Staff from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Southmead Hospital are embarking on an enormous coastal challenge this weekend to raise money to landscape and develop a roof garden for patients. Over the course of eight weeks the staff, and...Read more

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Thursday, 11 May, 2017

As a Trust we are committed to supporting Dying Matters so that we can provide our patients with the best care at the end of their lives. Dying matters is organised by the National Council of Palliative Care, to raise...Read more

City-wide thanksgiving service being held to celebrate International Nurses Day

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

We have joined forces with our colleagues at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to hold a thanksgiving service at Bristol Cathedral on Friday to celebrate nursing past, present and...Read more

Southmead surgeons carry out first knee reconstruction using donor bone and tissue

Thursday, 27 April, 2017

You may have seen our surgeons on BBC's The One Show last night talking about an operation using donor bone and tissue to help reconstruct a patient's knee. Here's more about the pioneering procedure: Surgeons at Southmead Hospital performed a...Read more