Category : Stories from Southmead

Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship: Caroline’s Journey

25 May 2023
Caroline is one of ten people chosen for North Bristol NHS Trust’s first Registered Nurse...
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Made a Mark memory boxes helping bereaved children

9 May 2023
Over the last 12 months, 129 memory boxes have been supplied to support children who...
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New charity partnership with Gloucestershire Cricket

5 April 2023
We’re hugely excited that Gloucestershire Cricket has chosen us as its Local Charity Partner for...
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Introducing our Spring 2023 edition of Southmead Stories

6 March 2023
We have recently launched the second issue of Southmead Stories, keeping our supporters updated on how donations are making a difference to patients, families and staff at Southmead Hospital.
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Land’s End to Southmead Hospital: Josh’s story

25 November 2022
“We don’t know what the future holds, but we can’t thank Southmead Hospital enough” In...
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World Kidney Day: Supporting Renal care

10 March 2022
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

9 November 2021
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

9 November 2021
On 30 November 2019, Andy and Jeanette were going about their day when they received...
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Meet the Team: Sustainable Development

12 October 2021
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

7 October 2021
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

27 September 2021
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

29 July 2021
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

20 July 2021
After Mary passed away at the age of 92, her children reflect on the 18...
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Remembering Iain: Maisie’s story

18 June 2021
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

15 June 2021
After her sister was treated for a rare illness, hairdresser Olivia organised a sponsored head...
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Remembering John: Carol’s story

20 April 2021
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

11 April 2021
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

10 April 2021
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’

10 April 2021
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 April 2021
10-year-old Erin was one of the first people to sign up for our 10 Bake...
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