DORSET County Hospital is seeking to appoint two new board members.

Applications are being invited for two new non-executive director positions on the board of the Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

It is seeking people with board or senior level experience and expertise in accountancy or commerce as well as established figures in the local community.

Trust chairman Dr Jeffrey Ellwood said: “We are looking for exceptional individuals who are passionate about and committed to improving the standards of clinical care. The successful candidates will join a dynamic board, providing vision and leadership to the trust.

“They will directly contribute to making a positive difference to the lives of our local community.”

The Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of over 210,000 people and provides a wide range of services from the 400-bed hospital.

Informal enquiries about the two positions are actively encouraged with the deadline for applications on February 28. Contact Dr Ellwood on 01305 254643.