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Dorset HealthCare is celebrating the 10 year anniversary
of its popular and ever-growing Steps to Wellbeing mental health service.
Dorset has been chosen to help lead a national drive to develop volunteering programmes in support of the NHS.
Staff at St Ann’s Hospital, in
Poole, have come up with a novel way to support people struggling with mental
health issues, and help them get their lives back on track.
Patients at Swanage Hospital will soon have access to some
of the most advanced digital X-ray technology in the world.
The future of one of Dorset’s
most successful mental health services is looking bright after it was awarded a
new contract by NHS England.
Two public drop-in events in Bridport will
outline how the relocation of some NHS day services to Dorchester will help
reduce waiting times and improve services for patients.
women dealing with mental health issues before and after childbirth is set to
improve significantly thanks to a state-of-the-art perinatal mother and baby
unit planned for Poole.
A dedicated team of community support workers has been set up to
provide short term care to frail and vulnerable people living in the most
remote parts of North Dorset.
Tireless work to improve the lives of Dorset’s
military veterans and serving personnel has earned Andy Gritt an MBE in the New
Years’ Honours List.
Dorset HealthCare has been rated as one of the top four NHS
trusts in the country which are providing an extremely high level of care for
people with mental illness.
Willis, Chair of Dorset HealthCare, has announced the appointment of Eugine
Yafele as the Trust’s next Chief Executive, following approval by its Council
people under the Mental Health Act is a big responsibility and Dorset
HealthCare needs empathetic, hardworking local people to ensure they only do
this in the appropriate cases.
Dorset HealthCare is completely smokefree in a bid to promote and support good health for our staff, service users and their families/carers.
Find out about our smokefree campaign, and what a smokefree Trust means for everyone.
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