Children’s doctor adds head injury advice to free app

A Bristol children’s doctor has added a head injuries care plan to a free app to give parents and carers advice on what to do if their child bumps their head.

26 March 2024
Children’s doctor adds head injury advice to free app

Cold weather warning: healthcare leaders urge residents to keep warm and look after those most vulnerable

As the MET office and UKHSA issues a cold weather alert and temperatures drop across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, healthcare leaders are urging residents to stay well by keeping warm and looking out for others.

08 January 2024
Cold weather warning: healthcare leaders urge residents to keep warm and look after those most vulnerable

Brand new GP practice opens in Weston-super-Mare

MP for Weston-super-Mare John Penrose officially opened the new state-of-the-art surgery by cutting a ceremonial ribbon.

11 December 2023
Brand new GP practice opens in Weston-super-Mare

New GP practice in Weston set to open in the New Year

Weston-super-Mare’s newest GP practice is set to open its doors in the New Year following completion of the building work.

01 November 2023
New GP practice in Weston set to open in the New Year

Don’t get spooked over your health. Ask your pharmacist this Halloween

As part of Ask Your Pharmacist Week (30 October to 5 November) Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are reminding local people not to be afraid to talk to their pharmacist about common health ailments.

30 October 2023
Don’t get spooked over your health. Ask your pharmacist this Halloween

Health leaders’ call to use NHS services wisely during strike action

Local health leaders are urging people to use NHS services wisely during next week’s industrial action.

29 September 2023
Health leaders’ call to use NHS services wisely during strike action

Call for residents in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to attend cervical screening test

Doctors are calling for women and people with a cervix across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to attend a potentially life-saving cervical screening test.

15 June 2023
Call for residents in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to attend cervical screening test

Mental health service recognised in regional NHS Parliamentary Awards

NHS organisations in the area have received a regional Excellence in Mental Health Care Award, as part of the 2023 NHS Parliamentary Awards.

14 June 2023
Mental health service recognised in regional NHS Parliamentary Awards

Stay safe and cool during the hot weather

The Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB) is advising people to stay safe and cool as hot weather continues throughout the week.

14 June 2023
Stay safe and cool during the hot weather

Think ahead with your health ahead of the Spring bank holiday

Local people are being encouraged to think ahead with their health needs ahead of May’s third bank holiday weekend (27 – 29 May).

16 May 2023
Think ahead with your health ahead of the Spring bank holiday

Use the right NHS services over the May bank holidays

Local health leaders are encouraging people to access the right services and order repeat prescriptions now, ahead of the Early May bank holiday (29 April to 1 May) and Coronation bank holiday weekend (6 to 8 May).

25 April 2023
Use the right NHS services over the May bank holidays

App supports newly diagnosed IRD patients to manage their symptoms better

Bristol Bones and Joints (BBJ) HIT has developed an app to help people newly diagnosed with an inflammatory rheumatic disease (IRD) learn about their condition and manage the effects it has on their lives.

02 March 2023
App supports newly diagnosed IRD patients to manage their symptoms better