With less than a month to go until Christmas, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are urging patients not to leave it to the last minute to order repeat prescriptions before local GP practices and pharmacies close for the holidays.
With colder weather forecast for the rest of the week, health experts in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are urging residents to take steps to stay warm and well, and to look out for relatives and neighbours who may need some more help.
Health experts have warned that around 17,000 local people could have undiagnosed lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) on World COPD Day.
The NHS, local councils and charities are gearing up to help people keep well over winter and manage the extra pressure on services that cold weather brings.
Bristol aims to get people talking about issues that matter during this year's Mental Health Awareness Day.
GPs are calling on parents and carers of children with asthma to start using their inhalers before they go back to school.
Health leaders in Bristol are urging people to plan ahead with some simple steps to stay happy and healthy over the long weekend.
Patients are being asked not to over order medicines ahead of their summer holidays this year.
A skin cancer survivor, along with health experts is urging men who work outside to slap on the suncream this summer.
Health experts are encouraging residents to plan ahead for possible heatwave conditions over the next few days.
For this year’s Stop Adult Abuse Week (12 – 16 June), safeguarding adult boards from across the region are joining together to raise awareness about the types of abuse.
Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Bristol City Council are urging local people and businesses to pledge their support for Bristol’s 40,000 carers during Carers’ Week 2017, which runs from 12-18 June.
May 10 is World Lupus Day and an important opportunity to raise awareness of the disease and improve our understanding of its impact.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs to work together to make the best use of resources
We have made a commitment to work collectively with North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs to improve health services and ensure value for money for the local area.
Doctors are urging patients to get the right care, first time this Easter bank holiday, to help relieve pressure on busy A&E services.
Over a third of 60 to 74-year-olds across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are failing to attend their potentially life-saving bowel screening.
With only four weeks left until Easter, health leaders in Bristol are urging people to plan ahead with some simple steps to stay happy and healthy over the long bank holiday weekend.
We are urging people who smoke to kick the habit or switch to e-cigarettes as part of National No Smoking Day on 8 March.
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.
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.