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        Dorset Car Store expands                              Eco-friendly
        to offer commercial vehicles                          travel

                                                              UK transport app and
                                                              website provider, Passenger
                                                              and Beryl, the UK’s leading
                                                              micro-mobility provider are
                                                              urging more travellers to
                                                              opt for alternative modes of
                                                              transport to their cars.
                                                               Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole have been hailed as emerging
                                                              micro-mobility hotspots as Beryl reported a collective 176% boost in
                                                              bike and e-Scooter rides in the first six months of 2021, compared to the
                                                              first six months of 2020 – with carbon savings totalling 339.64 tonnes of
                                                              CO2e this year to date.
        Hendy Group has expanded its Dorset operations with the addition of
        van sales at its successful Car Store. Now known as the Hendy Car and   South Western Railway unveils new
        Van Store in Ferndown, the facility is offering a range of commercial   customer rewards programme
        vehicles to meet demand from customers in the area.
         Head of Retail Commercial Vehicle Sales, David Graham said the site   South Western Railway (SWR) has unveiled a new rewards programme,
        was ideal for businesses looking to buy a new van offering plenty of   offering customers discounts on local attractions across the region
        space at an easy to access site. ‘The Car and Van Store has been an   when purchasing tickets directly from the SWR website.
        extremely successful formula for Hendy and we are delighted to bring   The new scheme, SWR Rewards, is completely free to opt-in and will
        this award-winning combination to Dorset,’ he said. ‘Buyers like the   allow customers to receive over 120 discounts across more than 88
        no-pressure environment where they are free to browse and are able to   attractions located in the region served by SWR.
        compare a wide range of vehicles. Our aim is to provide van buyers with   SWR worked with local businesses across the region to create a
        the best choice at the best price and with the best customer service in   rewards programme that is reflective of the interests of its customers.
        the area.’                                            From discounts on West End shows to money off your final bill at
         The whole site on Ringwood Road offers space to showcase around   restaurants and bars, the scheme offers exclusive deals every time
        200 cars and vans together with a sales suite and on-site parking for   customers book a journey with SWR.
        visitors.                                             + swr-rewards.com
        Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital celebrates medical milestone


        Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital is celebrating a medical
        milestone after becoming the first UK hospital to have performed 500
        Mako robotic-arm assisted hip replacement surgeries.
          Professor Robert Middleton, orthopaedic consultant at Nuffield
        Health Bournemouth Hospital, and his team have been using the Mako
        Robot to perform hip replacements since 2017. The hospital based on
        Lansdowne Road was one of the first 10 hospitals in the UK to offer
        surgery using the technology, and both patients and surgeons have
        been benefiting from the pioneering technology ever since.
          The state-of-the-art Stryker Mako robotic-arm assisted technology
        provides more accurate surgery, but the Robot remains under the
        control of the surgeon throughout the operation. The pioneering
        surgery enables a more personalised surgical plan for joint
        replacements. Before the procedure, a 3D model is created based on the
        patient’s own CT scan, enabling the exact size and placement of the hip
        implant to be planned with computers.                 Professor Robert Middleton of Nuffield Bournemouth Hospital using the
          Mathieu Badard, Vice-President General Manager of Joint Replacement   Mako robotic-arm technology
        Stryker Europe, said, ‘Congratulations to Professor Middleton on
        reaching the phenomenal milestone of 500 Mako total hip procedures.   Health Bournemouth Hospital. We’re pleased to see how many patients
        This impressive total places him as one of the highest volume robotic   have benefited from the precision that the Mako robot provides. Having
        total hip replacement surgeons across Europe.’        the ability to use the Mako technology helps us to raise the bar in terms
           Professor Robert Middleton, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at   of the services the hospital can offer.’
        Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital, said, ‘This is a great milestone,   Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital is currently working with
        showing that robotic-assisted surgery is taking orthopaedics to the next   Bournemouth University on the world’s first research programme
        level in terms of accuracy and this should lead to better outcomes. Our   dedicated to measuring the success rates of hip replacements,
        research is studying whether greater accuracy leads to a faster recovery,   performed by pioneering robotic-arm assisted surgery. This partnership,
        and better overall results. The precision we are able to achieve with the   headed by Professor Robert Middleton, is the result of a £200,000 grant
        Mako is the biggest step forward I have seen in my career.’  awarded to Bournemouth University by the leading medical technology
          David McNair, Hospital Director at Nuffield Health Bournemouth   company, Stryker.
        Hospital, added, ‘To reach a landmark 500 operations using the   For further information contact Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital
        pioneering Mako technology is a wonderful achievement for Nuffield   on 01202 375032.



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