Community Health News
Read archive issues of our free local newspaper for families and carers. It’s a free local newspaper, packed with stories from patients and staff, health tips, advice, and the latest news and events from Bristol and beyond.
(Archive: read Delivering for our Communities: Our Business Plan 2016-17)
Our social value
You can also read about intentions in this area through Benefitting Bristol – Our Community Pledge.
Our community pledge outlines the following commitments:
1. To tackle health inequalities,
2. To support the well-being of the community,
3. To engage with and involve our community,
4. To re-invest in our community, and,
5. To contribute to environmental sustainability.
Our review of the previous year and priorities for next year:
Our Quality and Patient Safety Strategy
Download our Quality and Patient Safety Strategy 2016-2021
Patient and Public Empowerment
Our Patient and Public Empowerment Strategy ‘Your Healthcare, Your Way’, sets out our plans for empowering patients and shifting their role so they become active participants in shaping healthcare. You can read the executive summary here. This is also available in an easy read version.
We have also published our 2016 Patient and Public Empowerment Review .
Our Patient Charter outlines our pledges to patients to ensure we deliver person-centred care. Our charter demonstrates how we are committed to making our patients’ day, and continuing to work with them to deliver the highest quality healthcare possible. Our charter has been co-produced by patients.
Equality and Diversity
Our Equality and Diversity report 2016-17 outlines how we performed against our equality objectives for 2016-17, and what we’re doing in the future to champion fair and equitable support and access to services for patients. It also includes information on the work we’re doing within our organisation to recruit and retain staff who represent the diverse communities we serve.
(Archive: read our Equality and Diversity Strategy ‘Valuing All’, which set out our equality objectives in 2015)