Category : Stories from Southmead

World Kidney Day: Supporting Renal care

World Kidney Day is a global campaign to raise awareness of the vital importance kidneys...
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Southmead Hospital at Christmas: Ava’s story

On 27 November 2019, Mel was sitting at her desk at work when she felt...
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Southmead Hospital at Christmas: Sarah’s story

On 30 November 2019, Andy and Jeanette were going about their day when they received...
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Meet the Team: Sustainable Development

In October 2019, North Bristol NHS Trust made a public pledge to be carbon neutral...
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Southmead Hospital manager runs 5k a day in October

Jack, who has worked here at Southmead Hospital for 14 years, is taking on an...
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Parents shown the benefits of kangaroo care in NICU at Southmead Hospital

Earlier this year, Sam, Matthew, and Leyo were just a few of the newborn babies...
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Stephen’s story: Lockdown was a chance to give back to the NHS

Following two fundraising challenges, Stephen is now doing the Abseil Adventure to support Southmead Hospital...
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Honouring Mary: Anna & Jo’s story

After Mary passed away at the age of 92, her children reflect on the 18...
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Remembering Iain: Maisie’s story

After losing their beloved dad and partner Iain, Maisie and mum Sharon reflect on the...
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Olivia’s story: My sister’s fighting spirit inspired me to fundraise

After her sister was treated for a rare illness, hairdresser Olivia organised a sponsored head...
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Photo of John at home

Remembering John: Carol’s story

After her husband John was injured during a fall, Carol remembers the wonderful care of...
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Laura’s story: One fundraiser became 12 months of fundraising

Laura challenged herself to 12 months of fundraising for the Bristol & Avon Multiple Sclerosis...
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Tristan’s story: I had to give back to the team that saved me

Tristan turned his experience in the Intensive Care Unit into an inspiration for fundraising.
Tristan’s story about giving back

Paddy’s story: I couldn’t walk away with just a ‘thank you’

The NHS has always been there for Paddy and his family. Growing up in north...
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Erin’s story: Baking for my NHS heroes

10-year-old Erin was one of the first people to sign up for our 10 Bake...
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Researcher conducting chemical tests

John’s story: I chose Southmead Hospital because of its pioneering research

John is passionate about supporting scientific breakthroughs. Since my diagnosis of aggressive bladder cancer in...
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National Friendly scoops first place in Protection Review Awards

Congratulations to our corporate partner National Friendly for a well-deserved first place in Protection Review’s...
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John Lewis & Partners contactless giving point at Cribbs Causeway

John Lewis & Partners unveils new contactless giving points at Cribbs Causeway

In December 2020, we installed our brand new contactless giving points in John Lewis &...
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Jolly Hog Brothers at Southmead Hospital

How Jolly Good Scotch Eggs are helping to fight Coronavirus

Now there’s no better excuse to tuck in to a Jolly Good Scotch Egg… with...
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Anne-Marie Cray

From COVID-19 recovery to fundraising and helping breakthrough research: This is Anne Marie’s story.

Anne Marie Cray was struck down with Coronavirus (COVID-19) in March, which left her in...
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