Current News
Leisure activities benefit local residents with memory loss (16.04.2014)

Local residents in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch living with memory loss have been participating in an eight week pilot programme of supported physical activity at the Littledown Centre and Pelhams Park Leisure Centre to improve health and wellbeing.

23 April 2014
Living With Brain Injury

Dorset HealthCare is hosting a ‘Living with Brain Injury’ Information Morning on Thursday 20 March 2014 from 11.00am - 12.30pm at Poole Community Health Clinic on Shaftesbury Road.

13 March 2014
Dorset HealthCare Secure Nursing Technology Funding Award

Dorset HealthCare has successfully applied for hundreds of thousands of pounds investment into technology for its nurses and care staff across the county. The funding will be used to buy lightweight, ultra portable laptops to support nurses to develop modern practices and do their jobs more easily.

07 March 2014
Interested In A Career In Nursing

Dorset HealthCare is hosting a Nurse Recruitment Open Day at Swanage Community Hospital on Tuesday 14 January 2014.

13 January 2014
Help For Locals Living With Bipolar

Dorset HealthCare is holding a course for people in Weymouth living with bipolar disorder.  The course starts on Friday 17th January 2014 from 1.30pm until 4pm in central Weymouth. 

13 January 2014
Find Out More About Bipolar Disorder

Dorset HealthCare is holding a course for family, carers and friends of people living with bipolar disorder.  The course starts on Wednesday 15th January 2014 from 6pm - 8pm and lasts for 10 weeks until 19th March.  Sessions will take place every Wednesday evening at the Bournemouth University Lansdowne Campus.

13 January 2014
Refurbishments Underway at Hanham Ward Victoria Hospital

Hanham Ward - part of Wimborne’s Victoria Hospital - is being temporarily relocated to St Leonard’s Hospital, near Ringwood, for a period of six months whilst major refurbishment takes place.

21 November 2013
Give up for your pets

If you are a smoker and need another reason to kick the habit – perhaps it’s time to spare a thought for your family pet. Dorset HealthCare’s Stop Smoking Service is launching a poster campaign in local vet surgeries to encourage smokers to give up the cigarettes to benefit both themselves and their furry friends.

21 November 2013
Support for Breastfeeding mothers

Dorset HealthCare Breastfeeding Support Team has recently updated its training for volunteer breastfeeding peer supporters - who provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support. The role of the volunteer is to welcome new mothers to breastfeeding support groups, promote breastfeeding throughout the local community and develop new initiatives in conjunction with the service.

21 November 2013
Home Safety and Falls Prevention Events

Dorset HealthCare and the Partnership for Older People’s Programme (POPP) have teamed up with Dorset Fire and Rescue and a number of other agencies for a series of Home Safety and Falls Prevention events. The events which will take place across the county throughout October and November are for anyone aged 50 and over.

30 October 2013