South Gloucestershire and North Bristol residents will be offered far more NHS tests and treatments closer to home in a revamped GP surgery formally opened today.
Health chiefs in the area say the successful bid to take responsibility for primary medical care is a crucial step towards a truly local and integrated health service.
The Harptree and Cheddar wards at Weston General Hospital will not be taking new admissions at the present time due to an outbreak of Norovirus in the area.
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.
A £34.6 million contract has been agreed to deliver community health services for children and young people in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
New and expectant mothers will now have access to specialist mental health support, thanks to new funding.
Bristol patients are being helped to return home sooner following an inpatient stay, thanks to an innovative new service being launched by Bristol City Council and local NHS commissioners and service providers.
Local NHS patients will continue to have access to a wide choice of high-quality services for planned surgery such as hip operations, thanks to arrangements agreed by the region’s clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).
Twenty-eight GP Practices will take part in a new pilot aimed at delivering significant and sustainable improvements in the management and treatment of diabetes.
We have launched a pioneering new online tool to help local NHS patients choose where to receive planned hospital care. The app bring together key hospital waiting time and performance data from a range of sources.
Jacalyn Mathers, Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
A new Dementia Wellbeing Service to support the estimated 4,500 people living with the condition in Bristol launches from Monday 8 June.
Bristol Community Rose Clinic has won the Primary Care and Community Service Redesign category at the HSJ Awards 2014
Information about Bristol CCG's dementia services.
Our Connecting Care programme hailed as being exemplar
Data shows that mobile healthcare can reduce pressure on NHS primary care service
Results of the tendering process for new mental health services for the city
Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has pledged to help make Bristol a place where health inequalities are decreasing
A nationwide £1.78 million study to improve the quality of life for patients suffering with multiple long-term health conditions began on 3 March