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Make it your New Year’s resolution to use the Emergency Department responsibly. We are encouraging people in Bristol to think carefully about the most appropriate place to go for treatment and care if they become unwell over the New Year period.... Read more

More than 80,000 people a year need hospital treatment for injuries such as falls, cuts and burns during the festive period. A cocktail of excitement, stress, tiredness and alcohol can create unexpected hazards in the home at Christmas. During... Read more

Southmead Hospital staff spread cheer around the wards by singing Christmas carols. About 50 members of staff from across North Bristol NHS Trust, friends and relatives - many sporting festive outfits - made their way around the hospital singing to... Read more

Do you know where to get health advice over the Christmas bank holidays? Find out how to get the right care, first time. Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are reminding residents to get the right care, first time... Read more

For most people Christmas Day will be filled with friends and family, a festive lunch and the sound of paper being torn off presents. But of course, Christmas doesn't mean a holiday for everyone. Many of our staff and volunteers will forego time... Read more

The first patients have undergone a procedure to trial a living stem cell bandage at Southmead Hospital. A ‘living bandage’ made from stem cells, which could revolutionise the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, has been... Read more

As the festive season gets into full swing Christmas parties and celebrations mean the alcohol is likely to be flowing. For many people the celebrations may result in feeling a little groggy the morning after but for some festive drinking can cause... Read more

A celebration has been held for a group of nurses who have notched up more than 90 years of NHS service between them. The commitment of the five staff on Southmead Hospital surgical ward, 34A, was acknowledged with certificates and cake. Head of... Read more

People are being asked to help stop the spread of the winter vomiting bug norovirus across the South West. Over the past month there have been twice as many community outbreaks reported in the South West compared to last year - mainly in care homes... Read more

The Milk Bank at Southmead Hospital has celebrated its fifth anniversary. Since its launch in 2011 more than 700 litres of breast milk have been donated by 312 donors. The donor milk bank was set up to provide safe, screened donor breast milk for... Read more

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Andrea Young in the Brunel building