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A project we are involved with is taking activities out to schools in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to teach young people about genomics. The West of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC), which we are part of, and the... Read more

A patient has become the first in the world to have deep brain stimulation to reduce her blood pressure in a procedure carried out by one of our consultants. Neurosurgeon Nik Patel worked with colleagues at the University of Bristol and University... Read more

A Cancer Care Team at Southmead Hospital has been shortlisted for a national award. The colorectal cancer care team has been shortlisted in the ‘The Cancer Care Team of the Year’ category in the BMJ Awards; the UK’s leading medical awards which... Read more

The Bristol Bath Vascular Network, based at Southmead Hospital, has been shortlisted for a national award. The network has been shortlisted in the ‘The Surgery Team of the Year’ category in the BMJ Awards; the UK’s leading medical awards which... Read more

If you or a member of your family were in hospital, would you know the questions to ask to help get home quicker? We have launched an initiative at Southmead Hospital to help you understand the questions that may help you get home to start your... Read more

The current wait for patient transport services can be up to 4 hours and 45 minutes.   Can you help us by collecting your friend or family member from hospital, or supporting them to arrange transport home?   Here's Tina from our... Read more

New non-executive director joins our board

Friday, 10 February, 2017

We have welcomed a new non-executive director to our board. Professor John Iredale, Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) at the University of Bristol, brings experience as a non-executive director with one of the largest health organisations in the UK,... Read more

A donation of over £4000 from Southmead Hospital’s League of Friends is helping patients with dementia and delirium, and their families and carers. For patients coming into the hospital with cognitive impairments, it can be very easy for them to... Read more

Here at Southmead, like most other hospitals, we are busy. We have seen unprecedented demand from patients who are unwell and need our care. Winter is typically busy in hospitals and we make plans in advance to help us manage as best we can during... Read more

Today we were awarded a ‘Network of Excellence’ status for our care of people with muscular dystrophy. The South West Neuromuscular Network, of which we are the host Trust, was awarded the status by leading national charity, Muscular Dystrophy UK.... Read more

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Andrea Young in the Brunel building