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Community Hospital has been designated to run one of the first 150 NHS Urgent
Treatment Centres (UTCs) operating across the country.
More and more people in Dorset are playing a part in their loved ones’ hospital care thanks to a successful ‘passport’ scheme.
Colleagues at Dorset HealthCare are delighted to hear the news that recently retired Director of Nursing, Therapies and Quality, Fiona Haughey, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
This week is national Volunteers’ Week and, as the
NHS gears up to mark its 70
th birthday this summer, the support of
voluntary helpers is more important than ever. People from all ages and backgrounds get involved – and Eileen Walters, who helps out at Blandford Hospital, says it has changed her life.
radio and television presenter Valerie Singleton OBE says she’s absolutely
amazed at the transformation of the radiology department at Sherborne’s Yeatman
staff at Poole’s Alderney Hospital are now tucking into tasty, nutritious meals
full of locally-sourced ingredients thanks to a joint initiative between
hospital staff and students at Bournemouth University.
health professionals travelled thousands of miles to see a pioneering Dorset
initiative which provides education and training for people affected by mental
On Thursday, 5 July, it will be 70 years since the foundation of the NHS – and we want you to help us celebrate.
Dorset HealthCare has been rated ‘good’ by England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals after making significant improvements to the quality of services for patients.
A prestigious health awards ceremony organised by Dorset
HealthCare has showcased moving stories of people living in Dorset who have
recovered from serious illness and injury.
The annual Road to Wellness Awards, launched back in 2013,
celebrates people who have battled to overcome debilitating physical or mental
health problems – or helped others to do so.
A gift of
old curtains and disposable medical supplies from Dorset HealthCare has been welcomed
by primates large and small at Monkey World.
A new scheme to strengthen the role of carers in looking
after people with mental health problems has been introduced across Dorset.
Dorset HealthCare has signed up to the Triangle of Care
approach, which aims to improve communication between health professionals,
service users and their carers – sharing knowledge to help make the right decisions
and aid recovery.
We want to celebrate the brilliant achievements of our staff and we want you to help us!
Anyone can nominate a member of staff, volunteer, bank worker or a team for that extra
special thank you.
If you wish to share your views and experiences, positive or negative, you can get in touch with our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).
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