Being cold isn’t just uncomfortable it can be bad for your health, so as a cold weather alert has been issued by the MET Office, healthcare leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are urging residents to keep warm, get vaccinated, plan ahead and look out for each other.
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The ‘NHS@Home’ service is a joint initiative by local NHS organisations that offers hospital-level care and remote monitoring in an individual’s home.
It’s not too late to get vaccinated against flu or Covid-19 – that’s the message from local health leaders as hospitals continue to see a high number of Covid-19 and flu hospitalisations.
The NHS is asking patients to seek emergency care if they need to during industrial action and take simple steps to help ensure care is available to patients who need it most.
As the sustained pressures on health and care services continue in our area and across the country, we have to try and limit the spread of viruses, such as flu and Covid-19, in hospitals, care homes and other facilities.
NHS ambulance services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are working hard to keep patients safe during the planned strikes, while delivering the best care possible.
With the Christmas and New Period coming up, some services may be closed on the bank holidays. However, there continues to be a range of NHS services and support available to help with a range of minor, urgent and emergency conditions.
The Integrated Care Board (ICB) for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) has appointed Jo Hicks as Chief People Officer.
People with health conditions are at greater risk if they catch either virus.
People should continue to come forward for the care they need during industrial action, the NHS has said today.
The NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire is working hard to keep people safe during the planned strikes, while delivering the best care possible.