'My operations were cancelled because of Covid. I'm still waiting in pain.'
Russell Pugh is one of many frustrated patients whose surgeries have been pushed down the queue since the pandemic began.
Covid-19 brings difficult times for Trans people in Bristol as government expected to ditch reforms
Accessing trans healthcare was already a difficult and lengthy process and during the pandemic, it’s virtually ground to a halt. It comes as the government is expected to announce it has ditched plans to allow trans people to self-identify.
This NHS worker is facing eviction, as Bristol rallies to help coronavirus heroes
A Bristol NHS trust is paying to put up frontline workers in hotels so they can self-isolate, while communities offer their support.
"Privatising non-emergency ambulance services is bad for patients"
Across the south west, patient transport services have been transferred to private firms. But, a former NHS employee argues, the process has raised serious questions about their ability to do the job – and about wider fragmentation of our health system.
Revealed: NHS under fire for steep increase in charging migrants for healthcare
Evidence suggests vulnerable people who should get free healthcare are being forced to cough up, while others are being chased by bailiffs.
Revealed: NHS staff in Bristol are being worked until they’re sick with stress
In the 70th year of the NHS, an investigation by the Cable reveals that those who care for the nation are in need of serious attention.
North Bristol NHS bosses scrap plans to privatise staff management
North Bristol NHS Trust has backed down on plans to transfer management of staff to a private company, after pressure from trade unions and campaigners.
Pregabalin: Bristol’s ‘emerging’ prescription drug problem
As pregabalin and gabapentin are liberally prescribed by GPs — and putting drug users at risk on the black market — the government is taking action.