As the school year draws to close, local health leaders are reminding people to think about their health needs as summer holidays begin.
NHS organisations in the area have received a regional Excellence in Mental Health Care Award, as part of the 2023 NHS Parliamentary Awards.
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.
Local people are being encouraged to think ahead with their health needs ahead of May’s third bank holiday weekend (27 – 29 May).
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).
From 1st April 2023, all Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) will have delegated responsibility of NHS England pharmaceutical, ophthalmic and dental (POD) functions.
A total of 145 people are set to start a career in health and care following this successful event.
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.
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.
NHS ambulance services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are working hard to keep people safe during the planned strikes, while delivering the best care possible.
The NHS has today launched a new online vaccine site finder to make it as easy as possible for eligible people to get their monkeypox jab.
The world-first national genetic testing service will be able to diagnose within days rather than months, and potentially save thousands of severely ill children and babies.