NHS patient data sharing scheme explained
Plans to collect patient data to understand more about viruses and other conditions for planning and research have been delayed. The NHS wants to work with key organisations like Healthwatch so people understand who will use this data and why.
8 June 2021
Our survey to help improve bladder and bowel care features in national showcase
Healthwatch Bristol is delighted that our work with Bristol Health Partners on how easy it was for people to get help from bladder and bowel services during Covid-19 has been included in a national research portfolio.
11 May 2021
Support for black and ethnic pregnant women after research finds they often receive lower quality of care
A new team has been set up in Bristol to ensure pregnant women understand the latest information and guidance and it is made available in languages spoken by the women served by local maternity units.
4 May 2021
The public agenda for our next Prioritisation Panel on May 5
See how we work out the main health and care priorities for Bristol from your feedback. Our meeting at 11.30am on May 5 is where we action your comments or concerns with providers to ensure what you tell us makes a difference.
4 May 2021
New guide on Bristol Muslims to boost understanding of all cultures
A new guide has been produced by the Bristol Muslim Strategic Leadership Group and the city council to develop and strengthen Muslim communities in Bristol by sharing information and celebrating differences in local culture.
27 April 2021
Covid cases down but we must stick to household mixing rules says Bristol's public health director
Bristol's Covid cases are below the England average but we are at a "delicate point" in coming out of lockdown and it is important to follow guidelines and take regular rapid tests to ensure numbers stay down.
20 April 2021
Record number of Covid-19 jabs given - but the roll-out will be 'significantly constrained' in April
NHS staff delivered almost 100,000 Covid-19 vaccinations in a single hour on 20 March breaking the record for the largest number of doses given. In Bristol over 1,900 had their jabs in one day.
24 March 2021