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March 2019

Help a child with diabetes and donate coins not chocolate this Easter

Please use A&E alternatives

Outpatient clinic names to change

'Exciting new development' officially opened at Poole Hospital

Poole Hospital nurse scoops maternity support worker of the year award

Local school pupils design new space for children’s emergency care


February 2019

Staff give positive picture of life at Poole Hospital

Poole Hospital shortlisted for national flu award

Runner-up spot for midwife

New entrance takes step forward

Children’s unit goes electric as tiny Tesla drives into Poole Hospital


January 2019

Yellow weather warning issued

Alternatives for non-emergency care

New £330,000 delivery service makes meals more appetising

Advice on emergency care

Alcohol service praised by Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Volunteers recognised at annual dinner

Charity raises more than £25,000 for specialist medical equipment

Hospital restaurant goes green with re-usable coffee cups

Nurses wanted for emergency department

Birthday party raises £3k for music therapy

Update on new MRI magnet installation

Poole Hospital in the top 10 for staff flu jabs

New exercise machine for younger hospital patients


December 2018

Improve your health, save money and raise funds for the hospital by giving up alcohol for Dry January

Donate to Poole Hospital Charity and help provide festive cheer for patients

Premier League footballers visit children’s unit

New leadership posts for hospitals

£9m cancer centre opens

New state-of-the-art MRI scanner to be installed

New kitchen is everyone’s cup of tea

Poole Hospital once again one of the best in the country for hip fracture care

Poole Hospital contributes to international research improving the experience of fathers in neonatal units


November 2018

Football stars shine light on Gully's Place

Take care while travelling across the hospital

Local career opportunities in the NHS

Work starts on new main entrance

Haematology department recognised for myeloma care

Be proud of your local NHS


October 2018

National award for diabetes service

Response to CQC Report

New look Royal Voluntary Service café opens its doors

Dorset CCG outlines benefits of specialist hospitals

New PACT for stroke patients

Monkeying about for play week


September 2018

Construction to begin on new hospital entrance

Update on operating theatres

'Historic' members meeting

Praise for 'passionate and professional' care

Help us promote antibiotic use awareness

Patient praises staff after life-saving treatment

Free health drop-in session for women over 40


August 2018

Popular nightclub helps donate more than £4,800 to hospital children’s unit

Nine out of 10 children treated for leukaemia at Poole Hospital will beat the disease

‘Make the right decision’ this bank holiday weekend

Children no longer permitted to attend antenatal scans

£35,000 Ultrasound machine donated

“The staff who treated me saved my life”

Chairman to step down

AFC Bournemouth supports Gully's Place


July 2018

Children’s unit given splash of colour with vibrant artwork

‘Vibrant and supportive’ - Poole Hospital announces new placements for international students

Waiting times for test slashed

Official launch for new neonatal DadPad

Face the fire and help raise money for Poole Hospital

Theatre careers open morning

Support to actively care

Bowel cancer programme to screen more patients

Annual report 2017/18 looks back over exciting year

Staff in picture for NHS' birthday

Major incident exercise on 5 July

Poole Hospital to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS with schedule of events


June 2018

'Major milestone' for cancer patients in Dorset

Royal Voluntary Service to expand hospital café

New main entrance proposed

Hospital team shortlisted for national award after improving service for patients with cancer


May 2018

Know your services and help ease pressure on your NHS

Hospital unveils robot that is the first of its kind in the UK

Doctor wins award for ‘outstanding care, support, patience and understanding’

A&E is for emergencies

Water supply issues

ESBL at Poole Hospital

Statement in relation to the national breast screening issues for older women


April 2018

'Wonderful donation' to IBD service

Helping to end 'PJ paralysis'

Cancer research team goes plastic-free


March 2018

 Quality of care for patients with dementia improved in radiology department

New tech could save NHS £250m

1,000 years’ service recognised

Risk of snow this weekend

Poole Hospital keeps it cool with Dyson donation

Hospital to raise awareness of endometriosis

Staff rank Poole Hospital amongst the best nationally

Services returning to normal

Extreme winter weather conditions - update

Annual Snowdrop Walk 

Weather affecting routine services


February 2018

Charity named as ‘official good cause’

Alternatives to A&E

Memory box project helps children cope with the loss of a parent


January 2018

Hospital handed 'good' rating

‘Invaluable contribution’ of volunteers celebrated

Who will you nominate in this year’s Poole Hospital Awards?

Be a responsible visitor - reminder

Poole Hospital Awards 2018

Preparing for the launch of the Dorset Care Record's first phase

Fundraising pirates donate plunder to cancer unit

Radio Solent goes behind the scenes at Poole Hospital

Rescheduling of routine treatments and outpatient appointments in January

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