Herald - Issue 361

v CALL US: 023 8084 5700 v 13th September 2018 • The HERALD • Page 3 A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE NEXT TO THE WATER CHECK OUT OUR DAILY SPECIAL OFFERS LUNCH SERVED DAILY 12-2.30PM A LA CARTE MENU | EVENING MEALS CHILDREN’S MENU TEA & COFFEE | COCKTAILS HYTHE MARINA VILLAGE 023 8084 4066 | FREE PARKING info@boathousehythe.co.uk www.boathousehythe.co.uk Enjoy a cocktail or Italian Coffee on our outside decking, where you can escape the stress of everyday life and watch the world go by THE FRAME SHOP 15 Marsh Parade, Hythe SO45 6AN Tel: 023 8084 4741 PICTURE FRAMING PICTURE FRAMING PICTURE FRAMING ESTABLISHED 1987 Local Art & Prints Send your local news to The Editor, The Herald, 2 High Street, Hythe SO45 6AH Hythe Hospital Plans Approved The multimillion pound scheme will deliver a new hospital for Hythe and Dibden on the site of the current hospital, and will continue to provide a wide range of services for the local community. The decision has been welcomed by both West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Property Services. Local people, including the Hythe and Dibden War Memorial Hospital League of Friends and The Royal British Legion, have been key to shaping the plans for the new site. The hospital is being designed by ArchitecturePLB. John Carr, Chairman of the League of Friends, said: “I am delighted that we finally have planning permission for the new hospital. We now have the opportunity to ensure that a new building will provide as many services for the community as possible.” Services available at the site will include physiotherapy, audiology and gynaecology, with community nurse, respiratory and diabetes clinics also planned. The new hospital will be better equipped to deliver these services and improve the experience of both patients attending appointments and the dedicated staff who work at the hospital. Dr Sarah Schofield, Chairman of West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group said: “I am delighted that planning permission has been granted for the construction of a new hospital at Hythe. We have been working with partners in NHS Property Services, NHS England and local architect ArchitecturePLB to design a new hospital for the residents of Hythe and surrounding area and this means we can now take the development forward to the next stage.” Catherine Webster, NHS Property Services Senior Construction Manager, said : “This is an important step forward for the project, with the people of Hythe and Dibden and the wider New Forest community coming a step closer to the development of local modern facilities.” NHS partners are now working together to finalise and agree Plans to transform Hythe and Dibden War Memorial Hospital have been approved by New Forest District Council. Plans for the new Hythe Hospital the plans to enable the development to progress.