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total of £15.2 million has been awarded to Dorset’s Integrated Care System by
the Department of Health to continue the major programme of transformation and
improvement in the county’s health services.
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.
wards at Alderney Hospital in Poole are leading the way in helping elderly
dementia patients spend their final days in dignity and peace.
working on Herm and St. Brelades wards have been awarded Gold Standard
Framework (GSF) accreditation – making them the first elderly care mental
health units in the country to earn the status.
A series of
public meetings have been announced to discuss the development of health and
care services on Portland.
A series of popular podcasts which explore
the emotional and physical health problems faced by young people in Dorset and
across the country, has scooped a national award.
Planning Board (19 November 2018) deferred its decision on the proposed
expansion of mental health facilities for young people on the Alumhurst Road
site (also known as the Herbert Hospital) until members can visit the site.
you are thinking of a career in the NHS, a special event in Poole this
month will provide an insight into the huge array of opportunities
the first time, on 27 November staff from all the different NHS Trusts
in Dorset will take part in a careers open evening, talking about their
work and the training required for it.
HealthCare is proud to have been awarded Disability Confident Employer status,
showing a commitment to improving the way it attracts, recruits and supports
people with a disability.
Watch a video about The Retreat, a new drop-in mental health support service in Bournemouth
The Defend Dorset NHS posts about Portland Hospital on Facebook and Twitter are a complete misrepresentation and distortion of the paper and discussion that took place at the Dorset HealthCare Board yesterday.
The Dorset Working Women’s Project, which provides sexual health services to vulnerable people across the county, was one of the big winners at Dorset HealthCare’s Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM).
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the latest big name to lend their support
to a pioneering initiative by Dorset HealthCare to encourage more women to
More and more people in Dorset are playing a part in their loved ones’ hospital care thanks to a successful ‘passport’ scheme.
Dorset HealthCare has been rated ‘good’ by England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals after making significant improvements to the quality of services for patients.
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.
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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