Health Matters Events
Last updated: 01/04/2020
Health Matters is the Trust's programme of public information and engagement events for Foundation Trust members, staff, and members of the public. If you have any suggestions for topics please let us know by emailing email@example.com.
Our next online Health Matters Event:
Health Matters Event - The Importance of Vaccine Research - Thursday 16th March from 5.30-7.00pm
Join us online on Thursday 16th March 2023 from 5.30-7pm, to talk about the interesting world of vaccine research and how UHBW and North Bristol NHS Trusts contribute to this really important area of health research. We will hear from specialists in the area of COVID-19 vaccine research, as well as patients who have contributed to vaccine research by taking part in trials. There will be the opportunity to ask those questions about vaccines you’ve always wanted to know.
We will be meeting on the Microsoft Teams platform and you can book your place to get your link here.
Our Future Events:
Future events are being plannedand will be advertised here as soon as available. Look out for more information in our emailed newsletters to Foundation Trust members and on this page!
Health Matters Event - Waiting Well
This event discussed waiting lists, and how public feels about them. It explored how UHBW could provide more information to patients on waiting lists and the kind of information public would want to see. The video of this event will be available soon.
Health Matters Event- Healthier Together@ Home
This event looked at the new virtual ward initiative that is growing in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. We discussed the perceived benefits and drawbacks of using the service, as well as how public felt on recent overnight stays on wards. Read out event report and see the presentation here.
Health Matters Event - Making our hospitals greener – a sustainability story
A panel of speakers discussed the actions of the NHS in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire around single-use plastics, recycling, waste disposal and vehicle emissions and cutting carbon emissions at our hospitals. Check out the video of the event here.
Meet your Governor events - Tell us what matters to you
Governors are keen to get out and about and find out what matters to the people who use our hospitals. Our first Meet Your Governor event this year was an opportunity for residents and staff in North Somerset to meet their Governors and was held on 23 June 2022 at Weston General Hospital. We are also hoping to hold Meet your Governor events in Bristol and South Gloucestershire over the coming year.