YEOVIL District Hospital is holding an open recruitment event to expand its’ successful volunteer force.

The trust is looking to recruit volunteers in the emergency department, the paediatric unit and on the adult wards.

Lesley Burgess, volunteer services co-ordinator said: “We are looking for individuals with a welcoming and helpful nature who can put people at ease offering drinks, providing information and keeping them company during what can be a very anxious time.”

If you are interested and would like the opportunity to have a chat with some of the hospital’s nursing staff and volunteers you are invited to attend a drop-in event between 2pm and 4pm on Wednesday, January 29 in the Academy on Level 4 of the hospital or contact Lesley on 07796-940797 or by email: lesley.burgess@ydh.nhs.uk