Dorset Clinical Services Review

3009864_Royal_Bournemouth_HospitalAn article published in the HSJ (Health Service Journal) reports that the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) “believes centralising emergency and planned services on different sites in the east of the county will help to plug an estimated £158m funding gap by 2020-21, improve outcomes and pave the way for seven day services”.

The CCG has recommended that the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Foundation Trust is the preferred option for the “major emergency hospital” in East Dorset.

If the CCG’s plans go ahead, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will be re-purposed as a “major planned hospital” with a 24 hour urgent care centre.

Read the full article on the HSJ website (please contact Library staff for login details).


2 Responses

  1. Dear Library,

    Please can I have the login details for the HSJ article below?

    Best wishes


    • Hello Catherine,

      Thank you for your comment. I will send login details to the email address you have supplied.

      Ishbel Leggat
      Learning Resource Centre
      Poole Hospital

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