Blackmore Vale 4th December 2020

The Charity arm of The Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne fear the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) could become a “convenient covid casualty” as it remains temporarily closed. The MIU at the hospital closed on April 6, during the early weeks of lockdown, a decision taken by Dorset Health Care Trust to manage the impact of covid-19.

Friends of The Yeatman Hospital AGM Press Release

The 2020 Friends of Yeatman Hospital AGM “was a success”, said Chairman David Hayes…. “Normally we have between 30-40 attendees. This year we peaked at 35 on line registered attendees including Friends and members of the public. As it was our first online AGM for all of us we have to be pleased with the results”

AGM 2020

We have been busy during the last year working together to meet the numerous challenges due to the global crisis of COVD19 by supporting local campaigns, identifying both the problems and opportunities that COVID19 has presented.

Art Sale

Local artist, Gill Tiddy, requested that the proceeds from the sale of her paintings and art materials should be donated to the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital. Local neighbours organised the sale in August and raised over £1000.