Julia Ross has been appointed as the new Chief Officer for the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups (BNSSG CCGs).
The Met Office has issued a level 3 cold weather alert for our area over the coming days.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) want to get people talking about mental health as part of national ‘Time to Talk Day’ on 2 February 2017.
Published by Bristol CCG and Bristol City Council, the purpose of the report is to identify the current and future needs of local people.
A third of women fail to attend life-saving cervical cancer screening across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
A third of women in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) failed to attend their potentially life-saving cervical cancer screening in the last three and a half years.
We have seen some signs of improvement in the local health and social care system across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire and have reduced the formal operational pressures escalation level (OPEL) to level 3.
Health leaders are urging people to use A&E for serious and life-threatening emergencies only, following a post-Christmas surge in numbers seeking emergency care across Bristol.
Hundreds of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be offered tailored support to avoid the potentially life-threatening condition.
Contracts for patient transport services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been awarded to E-Zec Medical Transport, and V Cars Streamline Black and White Taxis.
Doctors in Bristol are reminding patients to pick up repeat prescriptions before GP practices and pharmacies close for the holidays.
A £34.6 million contract has been agreed to deliver community health services for children and young people in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
World AIDS day is back on 1 December for its 28th year to help promote awareness of HIV/AIDS and reduce the stigma that still surrounds the disease.
New and expectant mothers will now have access to specialist mental health support, thanks to new funding.
Health and care providers are gearing up to help people keep well over winter and manage the extra pressure on services that cold weather brings.
Work to redevelop Bristol Mental Health’s (BMH) crisis line is continuing, to ensure people in mental health crisis get the support they need faster.
Local NHS organisations have developed a Sustainability and Transformation (STP) plan setting out a shared vision for the population's healthcare over the next five years.
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed to manage sexual health services across Bristol and the surrounding region.
As part of Antibiotics Awareness Week (14-20 November) local NHS health leaders across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are urging parents to become Antibiotic Guardians
In many cases, people will receive exactly the same treatment or advice in a fraction of the time if they go to a pharmacy instead of A&E.
NHS patients in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are being urged to get the ‘Right Care, First Time’ as part of a new information campaign.