Tag Archives: Musgrove Park Hospital

Pilot scheme puts social care in A&E

A pioneering pilot scheme to help ease the pressures on NHS resources this winter is being spearheaded by Somerset County Council and local NHS partners. Starting in the next few months, the trial will see the authority base a social worker in the A&E departments at the county’s two major hospitals – Musgrove Park in […]

Interns in SEARCH for paid employment

Nine young people with Learning Disabilities are on the path to paid employment as part of a pioneering initiative run by Somerset County Council, Musgrove Park Hospital and Somerset College. The initiative is known as Project SEARCH, a one-year programme which aims to give young people with Learning Disabilities the skills to obtain competitive paid […]

New contract for Taunton Park and Ride

A new contract to provide Taunton’s popular Park and Ride service has been awarded to The Buses of Somerset, the Taunton-based operation of First Bus. The fleet of buses and drivers will be familiar to passengers as the company has been operating the service on a temporary contract since April this year. The same timetables […]