An inspection by the Care Quality Commission has found the Royal United Hospital wasn't providing an adequate service during peak times.
In-patients were being put into a day care unit without proper facilities and patients complained they had little privacy.
The CQC has told the hospital trust to come up with a plan to improve. We spoke to Ian Biggs, the Deputy Director of the Care Quality Commission (South):
More top news
The family of a teenager, whose body was recovered in Weymouth harbour after a night out, has spoken of the dangers of drinking near water.
Some community hospitals in Cornwall could be closed under new plans being drawn up by local NHS trusts which have to make savings of £250m.
Gloucestershire Police have been ordered by the forces' watchdog to take action over sexual exploitation by officers who abuse their power.