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.
More patients to receive care at home, not in hospital thanks to family care scheme award
Solutions for redeveloping Bristol Mental Health’s (BMH) crisis line are currently being explored by staff, service users and representative groups to ensure people in mental health crisis get the support they need faster.
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.
Mental health, police and emergency services in Avon and Somerset have joined forces to ensure that those with mental health problems get the care they need in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset.
Statement regarding the changes to Bristol Mental Health's crisis line.
NHS leaders in Bristol are reminding residents of their options for local NHS care if they or their families feel unwell or have a minor injury over the August bank holiday weekend (27-29 August).
A new partnership of healthcare providers has been selected as the preferred bidder to deliver community health services for children and young people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.
Alison Moon met HRH the Prince of Wales during his recent visit to Penny Brohn UK.
Bristol GPs are leading the way in the battle against antibiotic resistance, after achieving a significant reduction in the number of antibiotics prescribed to patients.
The Bristol Dementia Conference provided an opportunity for health professionals and organisations to share and discuss best practice.
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.
A new partnership of healthcare providers has been selected to submit a full proposal to deliver part of the community health services for children and young people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.
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.
A report from an independent review of Operation Brooke, a major criminal investigation in to Child Sexual Exploitation in the Bristol region, has been published.