The Met Office has issued a level 3 cold weather alert for our area over the coming days.
We have seen some signs of improvement in the local health and social care system across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire and have reduced the formal operational pressures escalation level (OPEL) to level 3.
Health and care providers are gearing up to help people keep well over winter and manage the extra pressure on services that cold weather brings.
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed to manage sexual health services across South Gloucestershire and the surrounding region.
More patients to receive care at home, not in hospital thanks to family care scheme award
Mental health, police and emergency services in Avon and Somerset have joined forces to ensure that those with mental health problems get the care they need in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset.
A new partnership of healthcare providers has been selected to submit a full proposal to deliver part of the community health services for children and young people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.
Health leaders are urging residents to consider their healthcare needs in advance of Easter, an extremely busy time for the local health service, especially A&E which sees an increase in non-emergency attendances.
Details of the September 2015 Governing Body decision approving a GP practice-based minor injuries service pilot.
An update on the Community Children's Health Partnership (CCHP) interim contract.
Nurse Director and Head of Quality and Safeguarding for NHS South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Alison Robinson will be retiring at the end of March (2015) after 40 years of NHS service.