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New Mortuary Viewing Rooms for Frenchay and Southmead Hospitals

Wednesday, 25 November, 2009

New mortuary viewing rooms with gardens, artworks, and vastly improved facilities will enhance the experiences of people saying goodbye to loved ones who have died at Frenchay or Southmead hospital. The new rooms are a stark contrast to the old...Read more

Department of Health approves Appointment Business Case for new super-hospital

Thursday, 12 November, 2009

All quotes attributable to Sonia Mills, Chief Executive North Bristol NHS Trust heard earlier this week the excellent news that the Department of Health and Treasury have approved the Appointment Business Case for the development of the new PFI super-hospital...Read more

Council grants planning permission for new super-hospital

Tuesday, 27 October, 2009

All quotes attributable to Sonia Mills, Chief Executive, North Bristol NHS Trust At a special meeting held last night, Bristol City Council granted planning permission for the new state-of-the-art super-hospital at Southmead. This is excellent news and a decision we...Read more

New Chairman for North Bristol

Friday, 16 October, 2009

A new Chairman has been appointed at North Bristol NHS Trust. Peter Rilett officially takes on the position for a period of four years from 2 November 2009 to 1 November 2013. He was selected after interviews held following a...Read more

North Bristol NHS Trust – 2008/09 CQC Annual Health Check

Thursday, 15 October, 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has been rated ‘good’ for its quality of financial management and ‘weak’ for the quality of its services in the 2008/09 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Annual Health Check. As part of the quality of services rating,...Read more

Cancer Services Open Day 2009

Wednesday, 14 October, 2009

Supporting people to live with and beyond cancer diagnosis and treatment is the focus of North Bristol NHS Trust's annual Cancer Services Open Day. The Open Day takes place on Thursday, October 22, at the Centre for Medical Education at...Read more

Patients take charge of recovery through nurse-led programme

Friday, 9 October, 2009

A nurse-led programme which helps bowel surgery patients take charge of their recovery and get out of hospital faster has been successfully piloted at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). So far, nearly 200 patients have benefited from the Trust's Enhanced...Read more

Five star rating for hospital catering team

Monday, 7 September, 2009

The Catering Department at Frenchay Hospital has maintained its five star cleanliness and hygiene rating from South Gloucestershire Council for the third year running. The team, based at Redwood Restaurant, cooks and prepares more than 1,000 meals a day for...Read more

NBT hospital meals awarded by Soil Association

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009

North Bristol NHS Trust has become the first NHS organisation in the south of England to receive the prestigious Food for Life Catering Mark from the Soil Association for its patient meals. The award has been given in recognition of...Read more

Mortuary project will improve facilities

Friday, 28 August, 2009

NBT’s mortuary viewing rooms’ project is well underway but we need your help to raise a further £60,000 to make the buildings and gardens extra special for families. The new rooms aim to open to the public at the end...Read more