Health

Debbie Wyke at The Malthouse

Healthcare Homes has welcomed a new manager at The Malthouse in Gillingham. Debbie Wyke has a long career in the care sector and has managed care services in the UK and Wales for …
westminster memorial hospital shaftesbury

A further expansion to the NHS’s mental health services in the area will open in Shaftesbury later this year, writes Richard Thomas. This follows the Friends of Westminster Memorial Hospital announcement this week …
Salisbury District Hospital ICU

As a response to the growing number of Covid-19 infections in the local community as of midnight on 1 January Salisbury District Hospital will be closed to all but essential visitors. There will …
Dorset healthCare

Dorset HealthCare is temporarily closing its minor injuries services (MIUs) in Blandford, Portland and Sherborne – the Yeatman Hospital – from Tuesday, 4 January, it has announced. The healthcare body says the temporary …
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 …