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Ward Manager George Duffield has been shortlisted for an award in recognition of his leadership in the Acute Medicine Unit at Southmead Hospital Bristol. He was nominated for the NHS South West Leadership Recognition Awards by senior colleagues at... Read more

Patients, relatives and carers marked World Stroke Day with a special session of the monthly Stroke Café at Southmead Hospital. Tea, cake and humorous readings were on offer during the session held in the Brunel building in the week leading up to... Read more

Patients at Southmead Hospital have been getting to know a member of the care team that stands apart from the rest – a four-legged caregiver. Flash the therapy dog, a 4 year old whippet, is the first therapy dog to work at Southmead. Last month,... Read more

The Medical Research Council has announced their MRC Dementia Research Institute Momentum Awards. This includes an exciting project involving the ReMemBr Group and researchers from Social and Community Medicine and Engineering departments, which... Read more

From costume fails to pumpkin carving incidents, we are urging people to stay safe this Halloween and avoid a trip to the Emergency Department. It’s not the ghosts, goblins and witches likely to cause alarm; the real scares are sharp knives,... Read more

From Monday 24 October, Carillion will be installing temporary traffic lights on the two roundabouts at the junction of Southmead Way and Beaufort Way.   This is likely to affect access for all traffic from Southmead Road and access to Avon... Read more

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has highlighted the “outstanding care” provided by Southmead Hospital’s maternity unit and outlined plans to roll out their successful PROMPT (PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training) scheme to Trusts across... Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust’s progress has been highlighted in a report published by the Care Quality Commission today (Thursday, October 13). The CQC included the progress made within Southmead Hospital as a case study in its State of Care report, its... Read more

NHS urges people to get vaccinated for flu

Wednesday, 12 October, 2016

The NHS is urging people across the South West to get vaccinated against flu. Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. It is the best protection we have against an... Read more

A Celebration of Health

Wednesday, 12 October, 2016

A Clevedon man has celebrated his wife’s cancer remission by painting a stunning scene of the Brunel building at Southmead; the hospital where she was treated. Steve Smith’s wife Sandy was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2007. Following her... Read more

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Andrea Young in the Brunel building