BNSSG Healthier Together

Longer term funding agreed for service that supports elderly frail people at home

A new, integrated approach to supporting older people living with frailty that launched in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire in January 2024, has secured funding until March 2026.

9 April 2024
Longer term funding agreed for service that supports elderly frail people at home

Digital solution offering vital support for local people with COPD

Thousands of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are able to benefit from a digital scheme launched to provide more support at home.

3 April 2024
Digital solution offering vital support for local people with COPD

Public urged to use NHS services wisely as the local health and care system moves to its highest level of escalation

Health leaders in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are urging people to use the right NHS services for their needs. The call comes after high levels of attendances at local urgent and emergency care services pushed the health and care system into its highest level of escalation – OPEL 4.

13 March 2024
Public urged to use NHS services wisely as the local health and care system moves to its highest level of escalation

Frailty-ACE service supports elderly frail people at home

A new, integrated approach to supporting older people living with frailty has been launched in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

8 March 2024
Frailty-ACE service supports elderly frail people at home

Maternity services at UHBW continue to be rated as Good

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) maternity services have maintained a rating of Good, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

8 March 2024
Maternity services at UHBW continue to be rated as Good

Transforming community eating disorders services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

Anyone, regardless of their age or background, can develop an eating disorder. Getting help early is one of the most effective ways to support recovery.

29 February 2024
Transforming community eating disorders services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

North Bristol Trust maternity services continue to be rated as Good following inspection

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has maintained its rating of the North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) Maternity Services as Good, following an inspection in November 2023.

19 February 2024
North Bristol Trust maternity services continue to be rated as Good following inspection

Panto stars say ‘Stay Well This Winter’ in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

Panto stars have joined forces with local healthcare professionals to help people in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire stay well this festive season.

13 December 2023
Panto stars say ‘Stay Well This Winter’ in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

School’s out, but healthcare options are still in

As the school year draws to close, local health leaders are reminding people to think about their health needs as summer holidays begin.

19 July 2023
School’s out, but healthcare options are still in

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

Spring Covid-19 vaccinations: top up your immunity

Local people most vulnerable to a Covid-19 infection are being urged to top up their immunity as it emerged only around 20% of those eligible who are immunosuppressed have taken up the latest offer.

25 May 2023
Spring Covid-19 vaccinations: top up your immunity

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