Tag Archives: rapid response

Feature: Palliative care

Published on Tue 2nd August by Amyholgate

“I often think about bringing octopus and fish home from the sea near our flat in Malta – I have some fantastic memories of the time John and I spent there. We had a wonderful 47 years together.” Edward remembers fondly the travelling he used to do with his partner, who died last year of […]

Rapid Response Open Day – 18 June

Published on Wed 11th May by Emily Cope

Have you ever considered a career in Rapid Response? Meet the team at our Open Day on the 18 June On 18  June,  our Rapid Response North Team based in Henbury are opening their doors to anyone who is interested in working as a Rapid Response Nurse or a Rapid Response Physiotherapist. Our open day […]

Patient thanks our Rapid Response Team

Published on Mon 10th August by Nadia Tavana

Following a diagnosis of Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) in her back and an emergency visit to Bristol Royal Infirmary, Claire Chard was referred to Bristol Community Health’s Rapid Response Team earlier this year. The 45 year old Bristol mum said that the support she received from the team was crucial to her wellbeing during a […]

We are on hand to help this winter

Published on Wed 11th February by Nadia Tavana

Our dedicated staff have prevented thousands of unnecessary hospital admissions during 2014, and they are continuing this into winter 2015. During the colder months, older patients and those with long term conditions can quickly become unwell and require intensive healthcare support, which puts pressure on GPs and hospitals. With a growing ageing population, there is […]

Intermediate Care

Published on Tue 10th February by Nadia Tavana

What is this service? Intermediate care within Bristol includes a range of services that Bristol Community Health provides in partnership with Bristol City Council’s Health and Social Care Team. Intermediate care includes rapid response, community rehabilitation and re-ablement, residential centres, and hospital based teams. What does this service offer? Our intermediate care services include urgent […]