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.
Bristol City Council and Bristol CCG are advising parents across the city to get young children vaccinated against flu in order to help stop the spread of the virus.
Smokers across the South West are being urged to take part in Stoptober – the mass quitting challenge from Public Health England starting on 1 October.
Healthcare professionals from around the country have come together in Bristol today (Thursday 23 June), to find out how the Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service has transformed diagnosis and support in the city.
Bristol dementia wellbeing service has recently celebrated its first birthday.
One in every four people in the UK experience a mental health problem each year, whatever their gender, age, social background or ethnicity.
The CCG has pledged to improve patient safety as part of the national campaign, Sign up to Safety.
Nearly half of 60 to 69 year olds in Bristol fail to take their bowel cancer screening tests meaning opportunities for an early diagnosis are missed.
This week (7 March) marks the launch of ‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life.
Smokers urged to quit in 2016 to avoid lung disease.
A new survey has revealed that nearly a third of people in Bristol (28%) would feel uncomfortable asking someone close to them about their mental health problem.
Women aged 70 and above in Bristol are being advised to contact their GP if they notice any changes to their breasts as it could be a sign of breast cancer.
New campaign launches to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke to children ahead of ban on smoking in cars carrying under 18s in England
Healthwatch England launches enquiry into what happens to discharged patients
NHS Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting a new campaign encouraging people to increase their awareness of dementia and to help others living with the condition