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2015 news archive

Click on the links below to read news articles about Poole Hospital

December

Update on junior doctors' proposed industrial action 

November

Team from NHS in Dorset meet with Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Health at Downing Street

Sensory room for children receives generous donation

Junior doctors industrial action

Meet a midwife evening

Stay with me - supporting John's campaign

Completed refurbishment of women’s health unit

October

Respiratory open day

Incredible gift to benefit cancer patients

Success for anaethetists at the Shine Awards

New service launched to offer patients more choice

Greater awareness of life-threatening condition needed

Award success for our radiographers

 

September


Staff honoured in Ebola fight

Patients to benefit from new collaboration

Cutting energy costs

Innovative alcohol service named finalists in awards

Awards success for team of analysts

New support service launched for carers

Unique new training programme

Top marks for Poole Hospital

August

Diabetes risk higher in Dorset

New service to support radiotherapy patients

Finance director and colleagues face fears in abseil challenge

Thousands raised for breast screening unit

Our dermatologists reveal their top tips for staying safe in the sun this summer.

Local footballer shows support to brave skydivers

Thousands raised from cycle ride

£7m investment in county's cancer services

Learn about staying safe in the sun

July

The first Care Certificates achieved

Contributions to nutrition and hydration week praised

Revisiting our values - thank you

Inspired director's abseil challenge

Positive results in latest survey

New campaign highlights nursing opportunities

Update on junior doctors' proposed industrial action 

June

Join us at the hospital open day

Research staff take part in Race for Life

Volunteers celebrated at Poole Hospital

Join us for the Poole Hospital Open Day 2015

May

Patients positive about care at Poole Hospital

Research and innovation showcased

April

Poole Hospital Awards 2015

March

Wards affected by norovirus

‘Novel’ service cutting hospital visits

It's A Wipeout is back!

February

Commitment of staff recognised at Long Service Awards

Choose the right NHS service this half-term

Prostate Cancer UK & Movember Foundation fund new specialist nurse post

Hospital continues to see extremely high numbers attending A&E

Grateful patient raises £500 to say ‘thank you’ to staff in gastroenterology department

January

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22.9.15 Poole Hospital has signed a major energy performance contract with British Gas which will reduce the hospital energy costs by nearly 25 per cent


 

HSJInnovative alcohol service named finalists in awards

The alcohol care and treatment service (ACTS) has been recognised for the innovative way in which it has dramatically reduced the number of days patients spend in hospital due to alcohol.


 

Awards success for team of analysts
The performance team from Poole Hospital has been awarded Analytics Team of the Year at a conference held last week.


 

lizzie adamsNew support service launched for carers
A new carer support service has been launched providing information about the services available to carers.


 

Unique new training programme
11.9.15 Poole Hospital is the first hospital and training provider to run the Level 3 Certificate in Bridging Skills for Higher Education (QCF).


 

Poole Hospital exteriorTop marks for Poole Hospital
9.9.15 Recently published figures show that Poole Hospital is performing above the national average in a range of non-clinical activities which impact on the patient experience of care such as cleanliness, ward food and the environment.


 

Diabetes risk higher in Dorset
26.8.15 Residents in Dorset have one of the highest chances of developing type 2 diabetes in the country, a major study published today has shown.


 

afterglow

New service to support radiotherapy patients
24.8.15 The Poole Hospital radiotherapy support team has launched a new patient group called Afterglow, for patients who have recently finished their radiotherapy treatment.


 

Mark O Finance director and colleagues face fears in abseil challenge
21.8.15 Our finance director was so inspired when he met frequent abseiler 84 year old Margaret Fouracre that he agreed to join her in a charity abseil that took place last weekend – despite a fear of heights.


 

cycle signThousands raised for breast screening unit
20.8.15 Congratulations to Stella Campbell and Jayne Hughes who have raised nearly £3000 for the Dorset Breast Screening Unit after cycling 315 miles in London to Paris Tour de France cycle ride.


 

sunOur dermatologists reveal their top tips for staying safe in the sun this summer. Dont't forget to join us at our sun awareness event on 27 August.


 

Fletch and skydiveLocal footballer shows support to brave skydivers
AFC Bournemouth player, Steve Fletcher was amongst the supporters cheering on eleven of our brave staff who took part in Poole Hospital Charity’s summer skydive.


 

cycle rideThousands raised from cycle ride
Congratulations to Stella Campbell and Jayne Hughes who have raised nearly £3000 for the Dorset Breast Screening Unit after cycling 315 miles in their exciting London to Paris Tour de France cycle ride.


 

A LINAC radiotherapy machine£7m investment in county's cancer services

12.8.15 Radiotherapy treatment is being brought much closer to home for cancer patients in the west of Dorset


 

sunLearn about staying safe in the sun
10.8.15 Experts are inviting the public to learn more about sun safety, have their moles and skin checked and find out how to reduce the risks of skin cancer at their sun awareness beach event.

 

 

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