BNSSG Healthier Together

Refreshed Joint Forward Plan for health and care services is published

Local organisations have today (20 May) published a plan covering all aspects of health and care in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire for the next five years.

21 May 2024
Refreshed Joint Forward Plan for health and care services is published

Spring top up Covid-19 vaccination for people at highest risk from virus

Those eligible include people aged 75 and over, residents of care homes for older adults, and those aged 6 months and over with a weakened immune system.

19 April 2024
Spring top up Covid-19 vaccination for people at highest risk from virus

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

Innovate Healthier Together Lunch and Learn Series: Anya

On Tuesday 26th February, the Innovate Healthier Together programme hosted its second lunch and learn session which focused on how we can understand and tackle inequalities through innovation.

28 March 2024
Innovate Healthier Together Lunch and Learn Series: Anya

Design-Thinking with the VCSE Alliance

The Innovate Healthier Together team were invited to join representatives of the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Alliance to support them think innovatively about a collaborative bid to the Volunteering for Health fund.

28 March 2024
Design-Thinking with the VCSE Alliance

Avoid hopping around for healthcare this Easter

Residents and visitors across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are being encouraged to learn about their healthcare options ahead of the upcoming Easter bank holiday.

26 March 2024
Avoid hopping around for healthcare this Easter

Local health organisations receive national awards for innovative projects

Local health and care organisations have been recognised for their work in the national HSJ partnership awards, winning in two gold awards across as well as a bronze award.

22 March 2024
Local health organisations receive national awards for innovative projects

Celebrating International Women’s Day

The Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (ICS) is working with our colleagues in public health, general practice, sexual health, community care, hospitals and in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to better understand and meet the health needs of different groups of women, including people who do not identify as a woman.

8 March 2024
Celebrating International Women’s Day

New community film spotlights the need for measles vaccination in our area

Timely video launches as health leaders urge people to check if they have had their MMR vaccine.

25 January 2024
New community film spotlights the need for measles vaccination in our area

Forward-thinking approach to healthcare in nature celebrated with award

Maria Needs and Kelly Rogers of Empowering Futures Care Farm, based in South Gloucestershire, won the Green Award at the South West Integrated Personalised Care Awards.

2 January 2024
Forward-thinking approach to healthcare in nature celebrated with award

One in four NHS staff experience harassment at work

In each of the last four years the NHS Staff Survey has shown that more than one in four staff has experienced harassment, bullying or abuse from patients and members of the public while at work.

14 December 2023
One in four NHS staff experience harassment at work

Local nurses and midwives spend afternoon with His Majesty the King

Nurses and midwives from health and care providers in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been honoured with a Royal reception alongside His Majesty, King Charles as part of His Majesty’s birthday celebrations.

15 November 2023
Local nurses and midwives spend afternoon with His Majesty the King