Emma has been the Weldmar Community Nurse for Sherborne since the end of 2019, but has worked for Weldmar for seven years. She previously held a number of nursing roles at our IPU in Dorchester, before leading a telehealth project to connect community patients to their nurses, which saw her more involved in the community team
MINOR injury units at Portland, Blandford and Sherborne are likely to remain closed while the pandemic is still with us.
As reported in the January 22 edition of the New Blackmore Vale, the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at the Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne remains closed, a decission taken by Dorset Health Care Trust to manage the impact of covid-19.
However, we world like to clarify and reassure readers that the Yeatman Hospital remains open and all services provided by the hospital are fully operational.
Discussions about the future of the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at The Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne are still ongoing after it closed ‘temporarily’ during the early weeks of the first lockdown last year.
Children at Sherborne Primary School who may be affected by bereavement, trauma and emotional challenges will have the support from a counsellor thanks to the Friends of Yeatman Hospital.
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.