More than 50 delegates recently attended the Local Maternity and Neonatal System’s (LMNS) safety and quality day. This collaborative event was aimed at identifying emerging safety themes and to develop strategies and objectives for the LMNS and its acute providers to work on for the forthcoming year.
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.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (ICS) is welcoming job seekers and people looking to change their careers at the Health and Care Support Worker Event, with an opportunity to leave with a conditional job offer the same day.
Just one in five people aged 18-40 would visit their local pharmacy first for expert advice with a minor illness, new polling has found.
A new NHS campaign is urging people who are sent bowel cancer home testing kits to use and return them.
Patients received faster ambulance response times last month, despite new figures showing it was the busiest January on record for the most serious 999 call-outs.
We are currently working with staff to develop a new operational structure that reflects our developing role, as well as the end of additional non-recurrent funding received during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (BNSSG ICB) has been awarded funding from NHS England to increase the numbers of people from under-served communities taking part in health and care research.
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.
Two women die every day of cervical cancer in England, yet it is one of the most preventable cancers.
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.