Tag Archives: Tuberculosis

Health Links interpreting service raises awareness about TB

Published on Thu 14th March by Amyholgate

Dedicated to raising awareness about TB in the community, our specialist nurses were out and about in Easton in February. Our Health Links interpreters were on hand to help too. Health Links offers interpreting for people accessing healthcare. Find out more here, or get in touch on 0117 902 7115 or healthlinks@nhs.net  

Behind the scenes at Bristol’s first ever TB screening for homeless

Published on Thu 23rd March by Nicola Rodgers

More than 200 homeless people in Bristol have been screened for TB as part of a two-day initiative run in partnership with Bristol Community Health. The project, which was funded by Public Health England and supported by University College London Hospitals’ TB ‘Find and Treat’ team, is thought to be the first mass screening to […]

Migrant Health

Published on Thu 28th January by Emily Cope

What is Migrant Health? Bristol is an extremely diverse city, with residents from over 50 countries of origin and 91 languages spoken. With so many different local communities, it’s really important that everyone who lives in Bristol has equal access to healthcare – regardless of the language they speak, their culture, nationality, religion or belief. […]

Team focus: TB service

Published on Fri 30th October by Sam Brown

There are four nurses in the TB specialist nurse team, providing outreach and support to about 180 people with active or latent TB each year in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. The team are responsible for identifying and arranging screening for people who’ve been exposed to tuberculosis (TB). People often think of TB as a ‘disease […]

Tuberculosis (TB) Nurse Service

Published on Thu 5th February by Georgina Pearson

What is this service? There are four nurses in the team, providing outreach and support to people with active or latent tuberculosis (TB) in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. The team are responsible for identifying and arranging screening for people who’ve been exposed to TB. We provide information, advice and education about TB to health professionals […]