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Research Accreditation

Research & Innovation at North Bristol NHS Trust are extremely proud to hold an Investors in People accreditation in recognition of the way it develops, supports and motivates its staff.

Based on 25 years of leading practice, the Investors in People standard is underpinned by a rigorous assessment methodology and a framework which reflects the very latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry.

To secure the award, NBT had to meet a minimum of 65 evidence accreditation standards. These standards cover a wide and diverse mix of areas, including; Strategy and Values, Leadership, and Learning & Development.

On receiving the news, Helen Lewis-White, Deputy Director of Research & Innovation, said:

“We are delighted to have been awarded a Silver accreditation, which is a fantastic achievement for the whole team. Our ‘One Team, One Vision’ ethos has enabled a team of over 120 research nurses, allied health professionals, pharmacists and research support staff to be focused on our goal of improving patients’ health by giving them the opportunity to take part in healthcare research.”

By supporting its staff to develop their skills, knowledge and clinical qualifications, NBT is able to ensure that patients always come first, and that the local community sits at the heart of all it does.

Investors In People Silver Award


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