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Jun 2018
I worked for Southmead Hospital for thirty years, first part-time and then full. Though, saying full-time is a bit of a misnomer as sometimes it was 60 hours or more a week! Having been diagnosed with cancer, I still spend many hours in NHS hospitals, this time as a patient. Why did I love working... Read More
05
Jun 2018
pam.png I have many memories of Southmead Hospital, my first was when I was admitted to have my tonsils out. This was in July 1947. I was 11 years old. I was put to bed in a prefabricated building which later became John Milton Ward. There were several other children who were also... Read More
05
Jun 2018
Southmead Rocks! I mean we all know this, but I am talking about actual rocks that people are painting and decorating before hiding them all over Bristol. As the Hospital is turning 70 we want to be part of the party so some residents, both children and adults, are celebrating by taking part in... Read More
05
Jun 2018
  littlegirl.png When my grandparents’ house was condemned in the early 30s they were offered a council house in Southmead or Knowle West. They decided to choose Southmead as there was a hospital and my grandfather had heart problems. After moving to Eastleigh Road my grandfather did have... Read More
05
Jun 2018
Are you a former member of NBT staff, or did your relatives work here back at the foundation of the NHS? Are you one of several generations who have worked in our hospitals? Were you the first person to undergo an innovative procedure under our care, or were you in the operating theatre when a... Read More
05
Jun 2018
On Thursday 5th July 2018 the NHS turns 70 and we’re all invited to Southmead Hospital to celebrate by sharing stories, and tea and cake, in the atrium of the Brunel building. We are also invited to celebrate with tea parties at our own venues so do let The Mead know if you’re planning one so we... Read More
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May 2018
Stepping up, over and around an adjustable step to the beat of high-energy music gives you an excellent total-body workout good for burning fat, building muscle and improving your fitness.This class will happen every Friday 17:00-17:45 at The Greenway Centre. Free for Gold members or £3.50 for Pay... Read More
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May 2018
Have you, or someone you care for, been recently diagnosed with dementia? Come along and discover the therapeutic benefits of taking part in safe, enjoyable creative activity alongside others. You don’t have to be artistic! The group is open to anyone recently diagnosed with dementia and their... Read More
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May 2018
A national conference on coercive control, which is open to all is coming to Bristol this June.  It was founded in 2015 by survivor and campaigner Min Grob, as a result of leaving an abusive relationship.  Finding that many were unable to see how someone who was softly spoken and ‘always helpful’... Read More
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May 2018
The Southmead Development Trust are over the moon that their Greenway Centre site has been selected to host a Gromit Unleashed 2 sculpture. Natalie Bailey, Business Development Manager, said, “We’re delighted that the Gromit coming to Greenway is the Cactus design by Simon Tozer who last time made... Read More

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