A third of women in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) failed to attend their potentially life-saving cervical cancer screening in the last three and a half years.
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 leaders are urging people to use A&E for serious and life-threatening emergencies only, following a post-Christmas surge in numbers seeking emergency care across South Gloucestershire.
Hundreds of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be offered tailored support to avoid the potentially life-threatening condition.
Contracts for patient transport services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been awarded to E-Zec Medical Transport, and V Cars Streamline Black and White Taxis.
We are urging parents of young children to be aware of the key symptoms of sepsis as part of a new campaign launched by Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt.
Doctors in South Gloucestershire are reminding patients to pick up repeat prescriptions before GP practices and pharmacies close for the holidays.
A £34.6 million contract has been agreed to deliver community health services for children and young people in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
World AIDS day is back on 1 December for its 28th year to help promote awareness of HIV/AIDS and reduce the stigma that still surrounds the disease.
New and expectant mothers will now have access to specialist mental health support, thanks to new funding.
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.
Local NHS organisations have developed a Sustainability and Transformation (STP) plan setting out a shared vision for the population's healthcare over the next five years.
As part of Antibiotics Awareness Week (14-20 November) local NHS health leaders across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are urging parents to become Antibiotic Guardians
In many cases, people will receive exactly the same treatment or advice in a fraction of the time if they go to a pharmacy instead of A&E.
NHS patients in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are being urged to get the ‘Right Care, First Time’ as part of a new information campaign.
More patients to receive care at home, not in hospital thanks to family care scheme award
Did you know it is estimated that medicines waste in South Gloucestershire costs around £1.5 million per year?
Local residents who are at greater risk from the effects of flu are being urged to take up their free vaccination without delay.
The South Gloucestershire Community Connectors at Frome Valley Medical Centre in Frampton Cotterell has officially launched.