Health

Wells_family_in_Hedgerows salisbury hospital

Salisbury District Hospital has announced that both the Springs and Hedgerows restaurants are now open for patients and visitors. Both facilities have been closed due to the hospital’s response to the pandemic but …
Westminster memorial hospital new road

Another step towards safeguarding the future of Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury for local people was taken last week with the opening of a new one-way access road, writes Richard Thomas. The project, …
Weldmar hospice at home

Weldmar Hospicecare in Dorset has launched a brand new service today, with the aim of providing care to patients who are in their last weeks and days of life, as well as support …
ali low westminster memorial hospital

Staff at Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury, have been joined by members of its League of Friends to mark 150 years since the building’s foundation stone was laid. They gathered in the hospital …
hearing aid

Help with certain hearing aids is to resume in Gillingham. The RNID – formerly known as Action on Hearing Loss  – is restarting its help sessions for local residents after the recent Covid …
Salisbury District Hospital

With coronavirus cases easing and in line with national guidance, Salisbury District Hospital has partially lifted its visitor restrictions. From today, Tuesday 13 April, patients will be able to have a daily visitor …
Gillingham high street

Gillingham’s mayor Barry Von Clemens has hailed a ‘positive buzz’ back in the High Street after the re-opening of ‘non-essential’ shops on Monday following the easing of national Covid lockdown restrictions. The mayor …
Doctor Gillingham medical

Gillingham Medical Practice is changing the way it is making appointments. Here is their announcement: We need your help… We are looking toward a post-COVID future, whilst still expecting to be vaccinating our …
Covid testing Gillingham

More local community testing facilities will be available in north Dorset from Monday 29 March for all eligible residents, Public Health Dorset has announced. This includes a mobile testing unit visiting Gillingham each …