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Breastfeeding Peer Support Volunteers 07 08 14
The 'Breast' Start in Life

This week is World Breastfeeding Week and Dorset HealthCare has marked the occasion by launching a new breastfeeding App for smart phones entitled ‘Breast Start’. The App offers local mothers and pregnant women a 24-hour private resource for breastfeeding advice and is set to be particularly useful to those who may not have regular access to the internet.

08 August 2014
DT11 Health & Wellbeing Week

A variety of events will be running in Blandford throughout the week of 18th - 21st September 2014

07 August 2014
The Lions of Poole and Dorset HealthCare welcome life-changing technology

Staff at Alderney Hospital recently teamed up with local community group, The Lions of Poole, to jointly fund a new INR machine, which is set to improve the care provided for local people with blood disorders. The recent unveiling of the machine recognised the substantial efforts put in by both teams to fund the new equipment through a highly effective collaborative partnership.

30 July 2014
Dorset HealthCare bolsters senior team to continue journey of improvement

Dorset HealthCare has demonstrated its commitment to continually improve the quality of local health services with the announcement of an enhanced Executive Director Team and Trust Board.

29 July 2014
Don't 'Spice' Up Your Life

Did you know that the chemicals contained in legal highs have, in most cases, never been used in drugs for human consumption before?

16 July 2014
Dorset HealthCare Strengthens Trust Leadership Team

The Trust has further strengthened its leadership team with two new appointments to its Board.

16 July 2014
Dementia Friends: public information session

18th July 11.30am Weymouth Community Safety Centre

09 July 2014
Press Statement

Monitor, the regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts, has today confirmed that it has closed its investigation in to Dorset HealthCare and that the Trust is no longer in breach of its licence.

25 June 2014
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Patient Advisory Forum - Patient & Public Voice Partners Recruitment

Are you passionate about ensuring the patient voice is present & powerful?

11 June 2014
Casey & Lissy Colmer with Jean Houston at Kinson Library
Something to Smile About!

To mark National Smile Month (19 May - 19 June)

04 June 2014
Road to Wellness Awards 2014

Celebrating the acheivements of people who access our mental health services.

20 May 2014
Beach football tournament - May 2014

Mental Health Awareness Week 2014

20 May 2014
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