University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is the newly merged Trust comprising University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust.

Bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, the new Trust delivers over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites serving a core population of more than 500,000 people.

With services from the neonatal intensive care unit to care of the elderly, we provide care to the people of Bristol, Weston and the south west from the very beginning of life to its later stages.

Our staff are the lifeblood of our Trust. They provide general diagnostic, medical and surgical services to the populations of central Bristol, south Bristol and North Somerset. These services are delivered from our Bristol city centre campus and Weston General Hospital with some services delivered in community settings such as South Bristol Community Hospital.

We also provide specialist services such as children’s services, cardiac and cancer services, and other smaller specialist services that are nationally commissioned, to a wider population through the south west and beyond.

Joining together as one provides us with an exciting and unique opportunity to take everything that’s good about Weston and UH Bristol, to create something even better, which is seen as a beacon for outstanding education, research and innovation.

The information on this website about our Bristol services remains correct and will continue to be updated. 

Our mission is to improve the health of the people we serve by delivering exceptional care, teaching and research every day.

Our vision for 2025 is to:

  • grow our specialist hospital services and our position as a leading provider in south west England and beyond
  • work more closely with our health and care partners  to provide more joined up local healthcare services and support the improvement of the health and wellbeing of our communities
  • become a beacon for outstanding education and research and our culture of innovation.

Further Information

Find out more about University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust on our website

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