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Care CertificatesThe first Care Certificates achieved
31.7.15 Congratulations to theatre support worker, Ashleigh Carpenter and HCA Patricia McGregor who have completed the new Care Certificate.

Contributions to nutrition and hydration week praised
30.7.15 Chief executive Debbie Fleming presented an award and certificate last week to Lara Walker, sister of Lychett ward for arranging the best nutrition themed display during Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Revisiting our values - thank you
29.7.15 Thank you to the more than 550 people who took part in our conversation on the trust's unique set of values - the Poole Approach

Mark Orchard and Margaret FouracreInspired director's abseil challenge
10.7.15 Finance director Mark Orchard was so inspired when he met intrepid Margaret Fouracre at our recent open day that he agreed to join her in a charity abseil – despite a fear of heights.

Positive results in latest survey
6.7.15 Children attending Poole Hospital are more likely to have their treatment explained to them than at most other hospitals, according to latest Care Quality Commission survey.

Poole Hospital exteriorTake part in our values conversation
23.7.15 We’re starting a conversation on our values – and we need your views.


New campaign highlights nursing opportunities
22. 7.15 A new website and film promoting the wide range of nursing opportunities was launched at this year’s Royal College of Nursing annual Congress at the BIC.

 Join us at tPoole Hospital exteriorhe hospital open day
26.6.15 Local residents are being given the chance to go behind the scenes of Poole Hospital at an open day next Saturday (4 July) between 10am-2.30pm.

Race for lifeResearch staff take part in Race for Life
19.6.15 Three staff from Poole Hospital oncology research team took part in the Race for Life in Bournemouth last weekend (13 June), raising funds for Cancer Research UK.

volunteerVolunteers celebrated at Poole Hospital
3.6.15: Hospital volunteers were celebrated during volunteer’s week (1-7 June), with a special afternoon tea attended by the deputy Mayor of Poole, Peter Adams.

Poole Hospital seen from Poole ParkJoin us for the Poole Hospital Open Day 2015
1.6.15 The public is invited to attend the 2015 Poole Hospital Open Day on 4 July, for a chance to find out more about the hospital and the broad range of services it provides.

A doctor in the emergency departmentPatients positive about care at Poole Hospital
29.5.15 The latest national inpatient survey shows a positive picture of care at Poole Hospital.

blood testsResearch and innovation showcased
5.5.14 Poole Hospital showcased its extensive research and innovation projects during International Clinical Trials Day which took place last month.

Poole Hospital Awards 2015Poole Hospital Awards 2015
1.4.15 Poole Hospital’s annual awards ceremony took place last month, recognising excellence from staff, volunteers and fundraisers.

Poole Hospital exteriorWards affected by norovirus
26.3.15 Visiting restrictions have been introduced at both Poole and the Royal Bournemouth hospitals due to the presence of the sickness and diarrhoea bug norovirus.

Poole hospital exterior sign‘Novel’ service cutting hospital visits
March 2015 A community health service is dramatically cutting the number of hospital visits made by one group of patients.

It’s A Wipeout It's A Wipeout is back!
16.3.15 Are you game for a challenge? Poole Hospital Charity is inviting local residents to take on the perils of a foam-covered inflatable assault course this summer in its big fundraising event, It’s A Wipeout!

Long Service Awards 2015Commitment of staff recognised at Long Service Awards
25.2.15 More than 40 staff representing an incredible combined 1,200 years of local NHS service were honoured at Long Service Awards.

 half term Choose the right NHS service this half-term
19.2.15 Half-term holidays are here & the NHS in Dorset is reminding local residents of the range of health services available locally that can provide the access to the right care in the quickest way.

roger wheelwrightProstate Cancer UK & Movember Foundation fund new specialist nurse post
18.2.15 Prostate Cancer UK and the Movember Foundation will fund a new prostate cancer specialist nurse post at Poole Hospital

Poole Hospital exteriorHospital continues to see extremely high numbers attending A&E
15.2.15 We are reminding reminding local residents about the many alternative services to the accident and emergency department

snookGrateful patient raises £500 to say ‘thank you’ to staff in gastroenterology department
4.2.15 Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are will benefit from generous donation of £500 to the gastroenterology department.

Poole Hospital seen from Poole ParkA recap of news from Poole Hospital in 2014
1.1.15 Some of the good news stories from Poole Hospital in 2014.


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