The hospital was built in 1874 and now has 15 beds and a large number of outpatient clinics run by Salisbury Foundation Hospital. These include Minor Injuries, X-ray & Physiotherapy departments. For further information about the services provided at the Westminster Memorial Hospital go to LINKS and click on Westminster Memorial Hospital Shaftesbury.



The SoB! Campaign is continuing its fundraising efforts for the hospital.
At the Tesco launch on 22nd July we raised £255
At the hospital public meeting on 27th July £45 was donated
The Mellows Ladies' Night on 28th July raised £380
and BUPA are going to match this with another £380

The consultation period officially ended on 28th February but all our campaigners are determined that the fight to SAVE OUR BEDS will continue.  For up to date information, go to:

There you will find a link to a 71 page document entitled
Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group:
Improving Dorset’s Healthcare
Consultation 2016/17
Summary Report of Findings
The information relevant to our hospital is on pages 63 to 66 of this document.
To save time, just click on the link below:

The Save Our Beds Campaign [SOB!] has responded to the ORS Report.  Click here if you would like to see their responses. This document has also been sent to Gillingham News for their July edition.


League of Friends of Westminster Memorial Hospital Shaftesbury (Reg Charity No: 281419)