Health workers and ambulance staff across the region have been taking part in a four hour strike in a long-running dispute over pay.
They walked out between 7am and 11am today and will be working to rule for the rest of the month.
Health workers and ambulance staff across the region are taking part in a four hour strike today.
Members of the GMB and Unison unions will walk out between 7am and 11 am in an ongoing dispute over pay.
They will also refuse to do any unpaid overtime until the end of the month.
It's not everyday that the captain of Bristol City pops round to your house for a cup of tea to chat football but thats exactly what happened to 6 year old Oskar Pycroft.
Oskar suffers from cerebral palsy and Wade Elliott is lending his support as the family try to raise money for an operation in America which could help him walk.
A six year-old Bristol City fan will be leading out the team in his wheelchair as they face Preston North End at Ashton Gate tomorrow.
Oskar Pycroft has cerebral palsy and other problems and his family are raising money for an operation in the USA, which could help him walk.
Their campaign has won the backing of the club.
'They're doing a bucket collection for my operation and do you know why I want the operation? So I can walk more.'
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A campaigner from Gloucestershire has told MPs that people living near the Welsh border are being denied their legal rights to NHS standards of healthcare.
Pamela Plummer told the Welsh Affairs committee that 6,000 people in the Forest of Dean are registered with Welsh GPs because there are none closer in England.
However that means they are often referred to Welsh, rather than English hospitals, where some treatments are not available.
New figures have revealed a huge increase in the number of operations in the South West cancelled on the day they were due.
The figures - released by the Labour party - say that the South West has seen a 51% increase in cancelled operations this year.
Numbers in Bristol have doubled.
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Some of the leading minds in the field of dementia treatment and research will meet in Bristol for a landmark conference today.
The 'Hope for The Future' event, chaired by news broadcaster Martyn Lewis, will bring together charities, campaigners, carers and businesses.
The day-long conference is being organised by Bristol-based Alzheimer's research charity BRACE.
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