Run for the Bus 2021

“We are delighted to share that the event was a huge success with over 40 people taking part; raising over £2500 to change lives! Your support makes it possible for our patients to receive health checks, drug and alcohol support, mental health assessments and housing advice. As a charity, our work could [...]


Best Practice Conference 2021

HealthBus Medical Director, Maggie Kirk was invited to be a keynote speaker for the Best Practice Conference 2021 at the NEC on 13-14 October 2021. This conference is the UK’s number one event for the primary care and general practice community. This event provides powerful CPD certified content, free of [...]


South Today: BBC News

BBC News journalist visited the HealthBus on 09 October 2021 to see how the Trust was supporting individuals to overcome barriers related to homeless. Both Martin (HealthBus client) and Dr Maggie Kirk were interviewed and shared how the staff and Trust have helped so many people in need. This news [...]


Chris Braved the Shave

A massive thank you to Chris Wakefield (Vice-Chair of Trustees & Fundraiser for the HealthBus) and everyone who supported him to have his curly locks shaved off for the HealthBus. Chris has raised over £400! It's not too late to support him and donate, click the link below. Please give [...]


Lord of Westbury visit to HealthBus

Steve Young (Lord of Westbury), President, Global Tourism and Leisure at Commonwealth Entrepreneurs Club, visited the HealthBus to discover more about its function, aspiration and key outcomes in supporting those that are rough sleeping and homeless. Steve enjoyed meeting staff and volunteers at St Steven's Hall whilst meeting those who [...]


Mayor visit to HealthBus

HealthBus Medical Director, Maggie Kirk welcomed Cllr David Kelsey, the Mayor of Bournemouth, to the HealthBus today. Cllr Kelsey not only met with the team and patients but wanted to know more about the charities objectives and key goals. . .

  • Cutting the ribbon at the new mobile clinic launch

New mobile clinic launched today

Our new mobile clinic was launched today! It will enable the HealthBus Trust to deliver healthcare at the point of need to people experiencing homelessness. The new purpose-built vehicle with two well equipped consultation rooms is the result of months of fundraising and generous donations from individuals, commercial organisations and [...]

  • Vaccine

Vaccination day for homeless in Bournemouth

What a day! A huge effort to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to people experiencing homelessness resulted in around 200 receiving the vaccine at a special pop-up clinic at the Bournemouth YMCA today. Everyone vaccinated is homeless, rough sleeping or has been temporarily housed by Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council [...]


‘Bags of Hope’ for homeless this Christmas

As Christmas approaches, rough sleepers in the Bournemouth area are receiving bags of treats and necessities. The goodie bags are being handed out to those attending HealthBus clinics. The idea for Bags of Hope comes from Reg Chapman, a retired naval chef and one of our volunteers. He was given [...]

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