Healthwatch Somerset are pleased to have been informed that the inpatient beds at Shepton Mallet Hospital will be re-opened on 9 July.
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust have announced that the inpatient beds at Shepton Mallet Community Hospital will reopen on Monday 9 July. It is the first step towards reopening the community hospital inpatient units that were temporarily closed in autumn 2017 due to a shortage of staff. The inpatient beds at Shepton Mallet, Chard and Dene Barton were temporarily relocated to other community hospitals, but now Somerset Partnership is in a position to open one of the inpatient units. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2s3o6ir