Hospitals in £1.2m cash boost for controversial shake-up of health services

Hospitals in Dorset will receive £1.2million to help them work closer together in the controversial shake-up of health services across the county.

NHS England has announced the funding to support and spread the work of the ‘One NHS in Dorset’ a new care model vanguard.

The vanguards are partnerships of NHS, local government, voluntary, community and other organisations that are implementing plans in a bid to improve the healthcare and save funds.

One NHS in Dorset is a collaboration between Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Bournemouth Echo 30th December 2016