Call for dual diagnosis: Steve tells his story
Steve Thornton, whose experiences helped us form a survey about the support available for recovery from both addiction and mental health, said he was “pushed around the system for many years” before someone finally was able to help him.
3 February 2021
Allergy advice and the Covid-19 vaccine
If you have certain allergies you may be concerned about whether you should get the Covid vaccine. In most cases the vaccine is safe, even for people with a history of reactions to certain drugs and food. Here's the latest allergy information.
22 January 2021
People with substance misuse problems face 'lack of mental health support'
Our new report found people with substance misuse problems are stuck in a vicious circle, as many can't access mental health support. Healthwatch has been advised a Local Authority task group will now look at addressing our concerns.
19 January 2021
Vaccine programme musn't 'breed complacency' says Boris during his visit to Bristol
If you’re over 80 and still haven’t had your Covid-19 vaccine the message is – you’ll be contacted very soon. By the end of this week, every neighbourhood area in BNSSG will have a GP practice vaccination centre up and running.
12 January 2021
Weston Hospital open to outpatients - attend appointments and A&E as normal
Patients should attend outpatient appointments at Weston Hospital as normal despite a rise in Covid-19 admissions. The A & E department is also open but people are advised to call NHS 111 first if it is not a life-threatening emergency.
7 January 2021
Healthier Together recognised for collaborative working
The Healthier Together Partnership has been officially recognised as an Integrated Care System as a group of 10 organisations working collaboratively to improve health and care across Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos.
16 December 2020
COVID-19 update: advice in different languages
CASS have been working closely with the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) over the last few months to ensure all communities in Bristol receive accessible information about COVID-19.
13 November 2020