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Bristol Hospital

Bristol Hospital has been providing compassionate and comprehensive care to the greater Bristol community since 1921. Use our search tool to find additional information about our services or to find a provider.

Outstanding Hospital Care, Close to Home

With 154 licensed beds, Bristol Hospital offers a complete range of patient services, from emergency care to inpatient and outpatient surgery to diagnostic services, and at this time, a COVID vaccine clinic.

We're recognized on the state and national levels for our outstanding patient care quality and safety, including being the #1 hospital in Connecticut in preventing hospital-acquired infections and receiving five straight As from the Leapgroup Group, a national patient safety advocacy group.

Our Services

Bristol Hospital offers a complete range of emergency, inpatient and outpatient services, including:
Please note: due to increased concern regarding the coronavirus, visitor restrictions are in effect. Click here to learn more.

#1
Top ranked
Full-service hospital in Connecticut for preventing hospital-acquired infections.
154
Licensed beds
We are licensed for 154 beds and provide a full-range of inpatient and outpatient services.
40
Thousand
Bristol Hospital serves 40,000 patients annually through our Emergency Center.

Additional Resources

Awarded for Excellence in Patient Care

Recognized for nursing excellence in 2015, with re-designation achieved in 2020.

Our joint program has met the highest standards for safety and quality.

The only hospital in Connecticut to receive five consecutive 'A’s since 2017 for patient safety.

The first healthcare system in the state to earn Silver Recognition in the 2020 ENA Baldrige-based Quality Award program.

Recognized by the International Hospital Federation for our initiative, agility and innovation in our COVID response

Main Hospital #: 860.585.3000

  1. Bristol Hospital

    41 Brewster Road

    Bristol, CT 06010

Latest News

Apr 23, 2021

Bristol Health lab services on Route 6 moving across the street from current location

Bristol Health on Monday will be moving its Route 6 lab and blood raw services to a location that better fits its growing base of patients.

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Apr 22, 2021

Former NFL quarterback receives vaccine at ESPN clinic, hopes to inspire youths

Former UConn and NFL quarterback Daniel Orlovsky received his first dose of the covid-19 vaccine in Bristol on Thursday -- something local officials are using to target a younger demographic who may be hesitant to get their shot.

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Apr 16, 2021

Bristol Health offering program for those suffering long-term effects of covid-19

A program designed for Bristol Health employees suffering from long-term effects of covid-19, aimed at getting them back to work and again able to perform daily life tasks, is now available to the community.

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Nov 25, 2020

2020 Press Ganey Leading Innovator

Bristol Health has been named a 2020 Leading Innovator by Press Ganey for our overall response to meet our community's needs during the pandemic.

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Sep 16, 2020

Experts Say Routine Medical Care Is Important Amid Pandemic

Andrew Lim, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Bristol Health, discusses on NBC Connecticut how COVID-19 affected hospital emergency departments across the state and why continuing to receive your routine care is important during the pandemic.

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Jul 15, 2020

Bristol Health earns Silver Recognition from ENA

Bristol Health has become the first healthcare system in the state to earn a Silver Recognition, achieving the feat in the 2020 ExcellenceNorth Alliance (ENA) Baldrige-based Awards and Recognition.

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Jun 19, 2020

Bristol Health Changing The Focus Of Its COVID-19 Specimen Collection

Effective Saturday, June 20, Bristol Health will be converting its COVID-19 specimen collection to a model that concentrates on Bristol Health patients.

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May 04, 2020

Coronavirus survivor, 34-weeks pregnant, receives heartfelt goodbye

Nicole Nolan has become Bristol Hospital’s latest coronavirus survivor. Nolan, who is 34 weeks pregnant, was discharged from the hospital Friday.

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Apr 23, 2020

The head of Bristol Healthcare Kurt Barwis contracted COVID-19 and is discussing his experience.

Bristol Health President & CEO Kurt A. Barwis talks to WFSB about his experience with COVID-19 and his recovery.

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Apr 20, 2020

At Bristol Hospital, the top executive came down with COVID-19. He’s the face of recovery

As president of Bristol Hospital, Kurt Barwis spent March 27 reviewing preparations for the coronavirus wave, double-checking that his 1,700 employees were doing everything possible to keep themselves healthy.

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