A judicial review being filed by a patient against Dorset’s CCG’s (Clinical Commissioning Group’s) proposes to put on hold plans to downgrade Poole’s A&E. The review could also prevent the prospective closure of the maternity and special care baby unit. A judicial review is a type of court proceeding in which a judge reviews the […]
A BUzz Bournemouth poll has revealed that 93% of people think patients should be fined for missing hospital appointments. 60 people have voted on whether fines should be imposed on patients following the news that both the Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Poole Hospital are spending millions of pounds each year on missed appointments. POLL: Bournemouth […]
A local care service is handing out gifts to elderly patients spending their Christmas in hospital. Home Instead Senior Care Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole have launched a ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ scheme this year. They have partnered up with Poole Hospital to hand out gifts to elderly patients that will be spending the holidays in […]
A new NHS report has revealed that 94 urgent operations have been cancelled at Poole hospital over the past year. NHS England’s figures show that the hospital had to cancel at least one patient’s urgent and potentially life saving operation two times during October. According to the same data, Poole Hospital was also forced to […]
Poole Hospital and Macmillan are calling for improvements to breast cancer well-being services amid Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Services are only available in Poole and patients don’t have access to emotional support in areas such as Bournemouth or Dorchester. Melanie Whatley, a 54 year old cancer survivor from Dorchester is well aware of the problems […]
Residents nearby Poole Hospital have expressed their anger over Poole Hospital staff parking near their houses.
New mothers have expressed concern over plans to close Poole Hospital’s maternity unit. Hospital bosses plan to relocate the unit to Royal Bournemouth Hospital as part of a proposal to make it the county’s largest major emergency centre. Alongside the maternity unit and paediatric service, A & E will also be moved to the Bournemouth […]