New Responsive Website Launched for Local NHS Trust

Patients and visitors to North Bristol NHS Trust’s website will now be able to access all the information they need on their phones and tablets, thanks to a new a new responsive website funded by Southmead Hospital Charity.

The new website, available at,  is designed to work on all mobile phones, tablets, desktops and laptops , meaning patients and other visitors will be able to find the information they need much more quickly and efficiently.

“The use of mobiles and tablets has risen significantly and developing a responsive  version of our main website will mean all web users regardless of which device they own will have the information they need at the touch of a button.” Explains Director of Communications, Stephen Lightbown.

“We want to keep on improving facilities for our patients, visitors and the general public and having a website which works properly on mobile devices is part of this.

“With hundreds of expected and unexpected visitors coming to our hospital every day, it’s important that everyone can find the information they need about how to get here, how to locate the key buildings and what facilities are available.”

The Trust’s responsive website includes easier reading on all pages, including how to cancel or change an appointment; travel and parking information; phone numbers; information on recruitment; and a virtual tour of the Brunel building.

“We are delighted to fund this project which is so important for making life better for our patients.”  Adds Southmead Hospital Charity’s Head of Fundraising, Liz Bond.

“Thanks to our donors, Southmead Hospital Charity can support projects like the new website which have wide-ranging benefits in all sorts of ways.  Patients, visitors and even people who’d like to work with us will be able to find out what they need to know so much more easily.”

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