Staff at Bournemouth and Christchurch hospitals have been addressing climate change.
To support Covid-19 recovery in Dorset and to secure over 120 jobs in the healthcare sector, Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is investing over £2.28 million of government Local Growth Deal funding towards the creation of a new Histopathology Diagnostic Hub at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
An award-winning respite holiday retreat in Bournemouth could soon become a casualty of the Covid-19 crisis.
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) are set to merge in October under the umbrella of University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust – and people are invited to say how they would like to be treated.
Due to Covid-19, the majority of volunteers were temporarily stood down from the Royal Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole hospitals – but now they are being welcomed back as the hospitals are seeing an increase in outpatients as well as a return of visitors.
Although strict hospital visiting restrictions have been relaxed there are still constraints that visitors must adhere if they wish to see a patient at the Royal Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole hospitals.
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals and Poole Hospital’s NHS Heroes campaign has received donations amounting to £259,701 since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A dedicated Macmillan Caring Locally volunteer has received the Volunteer of the Year award at the Unsung Hero Awards