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A creative new video showcasing apprentices at Dorset HealthCare aims to encourage more people to choose a career in local NHS services.
The four-minute film promotes the benefits of becoming an apprentice at the Trust and highlights the wide range of opportunities available.
Dorset is at the forefront of providing better care for local people after being named as a pilot area for a new joined-up way of working across health, social care and the voluntary sector.
The Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne is inviting members of the public through its doors for a special health exhibition next week.
Space for Growth is having a Launch Garden Party on 19 July.
People living in and around Dorset are being invited to apply to join a new public engagement group as a key part of the work to improve health and care across the county, as detailed in the county’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).
Harmonious healthcare staff are showing they have the X-factor in a bid to crack the charts. Only it’s not the Top 40 they are looking to conquer, but patients’ drug charts – with Dorset HealthCare producing a pop video to help raise awareness about medicines safety in its hospitals and out in the community.
Young people using Bournemouth’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) have turned to interior design and helped revamp a therapeutic art room and clinic areas.
Inspirational stories of people across Dorset who have recovered from serious illness or injury have been spotlighted at a health awards ceremony.
Dorset HealthCare’s Council of Governors has appointed Andy Willis as Chair of the community and mental health trust serving communities across Dorset. Andy brings a wealth of experience in non-executive roles for organisations in the health, housing, education and third sectors.
A special drop-in recruitment event will take place in Dorchester on Saturday (25 March) to highlight the wide range of NHS jobs on offer in Dorset.
Poole-based firm Morebus has joined the growing number of local businesses signing up to support the Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme run by Dorset HealthCare. The initiative aims to get more women breastfeeding in public and encourage cafes, restaurants, leisure centre and other public venues to sign a certificate of good practice and display a sticker welcoming mums through their doors.
A special drop-in recruitment event will take place in Bournemouth on Saturday (18 March) to highlight the wide range of NHS jobs on offer in Dorset.
More than 120 local businesses across the county have signed up to a Dorset HealthCare campaign aimed at encouraging more women to breastfeed and have the confidence to do it in public.
A new partnership between Dorset HealthCare and a bicycle café in Southbourne is helping transform the lives of people with mental health problems.
Ensuring people with eating disorders get the treatment and support they need at the earliest possible stage is vital in helping them overcome their condition. That’s the message from Dorset HealthCare’s Eating Disorder Consultant Dr Ciaran Newell, who is urging those who may be suffering in silence to take the bold step and seek help.
Applications on Dorset HealthCare’s jobs web page have surged since the start of a recruitment campaign last month – interest boosted by national news coverage.
Local residents are being urged to sign up and become a member of Dorset HealthCare to influence decisions and strengthen its links with communities.
Anyone over the age of 11 can become a member, and as well as enjoying health-related discounts, you can have your say in the way Trust services are delivered.
People living across the county are being reminded about the importance of seeking help and support if they feel down or depressed, at what is known to be one of the most challenging times of the year for our mental health.
Dorset HealthCare staff have made their debut as models starring in adverts on the London underground and bus network in a bid to attract qualified staff to the Trust. Members of the community and mental health trust’s staff are part of an exciting recruitment campaign, running over the next three months, which aims to attract people to a range of vacancies with the Trust. Dorset HealthCare is widening the net and targeting a bigger pool of people as it spreads the word about why it’s a great place to work. With adverts in tube cars and on buses, as well as outdoor advertising, the Trust is aiming to fill vacancies in nursing and other key roles.
The new chairman of the League of Friends of Weymouth and Portland Hospitals is appealing for new members to come forward, and help support local health services.
The call comes from 80-year-old former mayor Peter Rendall, who has taken charge of the charity on a temporary basis until a permanent replacement for the long-standing David Smith is found.