Health and care partners in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are investing an extra £40m into services to boost capacity and speed up hospital discharge during the challenging winter months.
Men across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are being encouraged to think about their mental and physical health as part of International Men’s Day (19 November).
18 – 24 November is World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week and this year in our local area we are focusing on caring for children with coughs.
There is a national shortage of some Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medicines. We are expecting the supply issues to be short-lived and are monitoring how this affects people in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
Healthcare professionals from Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will find out tonight (21 September) if they have won a national award for an innovative service designed to support people with lung conditions.
The NHS in the South West is calling on people, over 40 years old, to get their blood pressure checked as part of a drive to prevent strokes and heart attacks.
Thousands more scans and investigations are to be offered to NHS patients in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, under a groundbreaking agreement for increased diagnostic capacity to speed up treatment, reduce waiting lists and provide care closer to home.
Major disruption caused by industrial action over the next fortnight will have a serious impact on the NHS, with services expected to face the most challenging period yet, England’s top doctor has warned today.
NHS organisations in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have teamed up with a local Bristol street artist to create an inspiring new mural celebrating the 75th birthday of the health service.
Local NHS staff and volunteers, representing a range of NHS roles, will be joining the national celebrations at Westminster Abbey and 10 Downing Street to commemorate the NHS turning 75 this week (Wednesday 5 July).
From 1 July 2023 the way members of the public make a complaint about primary care services to the commissioner is changing.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB) recently welcomed 16 health leaders from New Zealand’s Collaborative Aotearoa as part of an international study tour.