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Throughout the year we hold a number of events for our members and the public. These events include a series of educational health talks. Please find below information on the latest events for you to attend.

Understanding Health talks 2019

The talks take place at the Village Hotel, opposite the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, and start at 11am.

Understanding Epilepsy - Monday 24 June 2019

Dr Rupert Page, Consultant Neurologist

Book a place: The talks are free but booking is essential as these presentations are very popular and places are limited. To book a place, please call 01202 704394 or email communications@rbch.nhs.uk.

Understanding Health talks in the Community

“De-mystifying heart failure – what’s new?” – Wednesday 22 May 2019 at 6.30pm

Dr Chris Critoph, Cardiology Consultant

De-mystifying heart failure poster

St Saviour’s Church Hall, Wilverley Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7SP

Understanding Enhancing Nutritional Care as we age – Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 2.30pm

Gráinne Ford, Dietician Manager, Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Professor Jane Murphy, Professor of Nutrition, Bournemouth University

Christchurch Baptist Church, 49 Bargates, Christchurch BH23 1QT

Book a place: The talks are free but booking is essential as these presentations are very popular and places are limited. To book a place, please email or call 01202 704246.

Governor listening events

Come along and chat to our Trust governors about your experiences, either as a patient or visitor, at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch hospitals. Your feedback can help us make improvements. These are to be held on:

  • Wednesday 5 June 2019
    9am – 4pm
    Castlepoint Shopping Centre (outside Mamp;S)

Listening event poster

How to Become a Governor Event

Come to one of the information meetings to find out more about becoming a governor.

Wednesday 15 May 2019 at 10am and 6pm in the Education Centre at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Meet your Local Governor

Come along to Mudeford Arts Festival and talk to your governors...

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July 2019, 11am -5pm on Mudeford Quay Green, BH23 4AB.

Listen to an update about what's happening at our hospitals and chat to our Trust governors at these Governor Hospital Talks. There's no need to book, just come along.

Saturday, 11 May 2019, North Bournemouth Area Forum, Kingsleigh Primary School, Hadow Road, Bournemouth BH10 5HT 10-12am

Thursday, 20 June 2019, Pokesdown and Southbourne Library, 118 Seabourne Rd, Bournemouth BH5 2HY 10-11am

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, Crane Valley Probus Club, Crane Valley Golf Club, Verwood BH23 1AW 12 - 3pm

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, Bournemouth Library, 22 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RQ 11am

The Council of Governors Quarterly Meeting

Our Council of Governors meet four times a year in public. Part one of the meetings are open everyone, public and staff. The 2019 meetings will all be held in the Conference Room in the Education Centre at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

The next meeting will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019 at 2pm.

You can read the papers for the meetings here.

Recruitment events

Come along and speak to members of Team RBCH and find out more about working with us.

  • 24 April: Armed Forces Community Careers and Lifestyle Event, Kingston Maurward College
  • 20-22 May: RCN Congress, Liverpool
  • 10 June: RCNi Nursing Careers and Jobs Fair, Bristol Marriott, city centre
  • 13 July: Bournemouth Pride, Bournemouth town centre
  • 29 August-1 September: Bournemouth Airshow, seafront
  • 6 September: The Jobs Fair, Premier Inn, Bournemouth
  • 24 October: Health Service Careers, University of Southampton

Annual Meeting (previously known as Annual Members' Meeting)

Monday 2 September 2019

This year's Trust Annual Meeting will be held at the Village Hotel at 10:30. The agenda and final details will be available in August 2019. If you would like to attend and/or receive a copy of the agenda, please email ftmembers@rbch.nhs.uk or call 01202 704246.