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News Archive - 13

UHBristol Security Staff Win Prestigious Award

Security staff serving Bristols inner city hospitals have become the first NHS team in the country to achieve a prestigious national accreditation in recognition of their skills in protecting patients, staff and visitors.

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UHBristol becomes a Foundation Trust

The independent regulator for NHS Foundation Trusts, Monitor, has announced today that UHBristol will be authorised as the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. 

Trusts Membership Council meeting

The Trusts Membership Council will meet on 12 June 2008. This meeting is open to members and the public.

Patients praise care

Adult inpatients of hospitals run by University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust are overwhelmingly satisfied with their care, a survey reveals.

The findings are published by the Healthcare Commission, which asked patients to provide their views on issues including care and information given by staff, mixed sex facilities, assistance with food and general cleanliness.

Chief Nurse Lindsey Scott said: We are delighted that 94 per cent rated of our patients rated their overall care as excellent, very good or good.

Trust declares compliance against all Healthcare Standards

The Trust has made its annual declaration of compliance with the Healthcare Standards.

Childrens Hospitals retrieval service complete 2,000th mission

A rapid-response team that brings emergency treatment to the bedsides of critically-ill children in hospitals across the region has completed its 2,000th mission.

Trust appoints new executive

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol) has appointed a new chief operating officer, who will have responsibility for overseeing day-to-day management of its eight city centre hospitals.

Hospitals staff are safer from harm

STAFF at Bristol's eight city centre hospitals are among the safest from violent assault of any hospital workers in the country.

Gritten report published