Category : Funding stories

Specialist support staff: Volunteer Services Manager

Introducing Kat Tudor, the Charity-funded Volunteer Services Manager “Before the pandemic, we had over 500...
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Funding robotic surgery to fight prostate cancer

Every day, more than 130 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer, making...
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Helping patients with additional needs

Touch. Taste. Sight. Sound. Smell. Our five senses are a powerful influence over the way...
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Supporting our ICU with the most advanced technology available

Our ICU is one of the busiest departments across the UK, treating over 2,600 critically...
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A robotic digital microscope for brain surgery

You can save more lives for those living with brain tumours, disease and injuries. We...
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Specialist support staff: Fresh Arts

Introducing Laura Tanner, the Charity-funded Music Manager When local musician and teacher Laura Tanner was...
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Upgrading rest areas for our staff

Day after day, night after night, 12,000 dedicated staff across our hospitals work unbelievably hard...
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Our award-winning staff wellbeing programme

It’s through your support of our 12,000 staff that your loved ones stand the best...
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Training a new generation of healthcare experts

At the heart of our hospitals are our 12,000 staff who work around the clock...
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Nurturing, natural spaces

Access to green space and biodiversity provides countless benefits to wellbeing, offering tranquillity and an...
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Welcoming environments in the ED and ICU

For a lot of people, coming to the hospital can be tough. First impressions make...
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Boredom busting for patients

Our hospitals treat over one million patients every year. For some patients, visits will be...
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Keeping families connected during Covid-19

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, visiting restrictions mean that patients have been unable to receive visits...
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Dignified dementia care

There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, and here in Bristol,...
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Studying Glioblastoma, the most aggressive cancer

Glioblastoma is the most fatal cancer, with a survival rate of just 3.3 percent two...
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Long-Covid research

Imagine waking up every day, feeling breathlessness, fatigue, muscle aches and not being able to...
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Giving hope to people living with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s is the fastest-growing neurological disease in the world and affects 127,000 people in the...
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Stroke team remembers beloved colleague Maureen Ellington

A fundraising collection by Southmead Hospital’s Stroke Ward team has funded a beautiful wood carved...
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How your donations are supporting Coronavirus wellbeing and psychological support for our staff

Your generous donations have enabled us to commit more than £274,000 over the next two...
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Pioneering Coronavirus research finds long term effects of virus on patients

The first stage results of our research project into the long terms effects of Coronavirus...
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