12th November 2018

Learn about local career opportunities in the NHS

If 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 available.

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18th October 2018

International Anti-Slavery Day - 18 October 2018

Every day, NHS staff come into contact with people from across the globe. With more than one million people accessing NHS funded services every 36 hours, the 1.5million staff who work in our NHS, not just in hospitals, but in places where people live their lives, will come into contact with modern slaves. Slavery is all around us, but we simply don’t recognise the signs. It is in our hands, and yet we can be indecisive about whether or not to get involved. To change that, we do not face a problem of ignorance but of awareness.

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11th September 2018

Street Support provides an online lifeline for local homeless

A website produced by Dorset HealthCare and partner organisations that brings local community support services together to help the homeless is having a big impact in the county.

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3rd September 2018

Dragons’ Den 2018 – who’s in the final?

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30th August 2018

Heroes, dragons and a TV doctor – come and celebrate 70 years of the NHS

Dorset residents have another chance to join the NHS70 party in September, with a packed day of events held at The Lighthouse in Poole.

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11th July 2018

National award joy for Dorset’s Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service

An NHS team which supports people through the criminal justice system with mental health issues, learning disabilities and other vulnerabilities has won a national award for patient safety.

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10th July 2018

Will you get a special edition Royal Mint 10p coin at a Dorset HealthCare site?

Dorset HealthCare is one of just two trusts in the south west to partner with The Royal Mint for the release of a limited number of special ‘NHS’ design 10p coins.

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3rd July 2018

Join in a local ‘7-Tea’ party to celebrate the NHS

Community hospitals around Dorset are throwing birthday parties this summer to mark 70 years of the NHS.

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13th June 2018

Dorset HealthCare's former Chief Nurse receives MBE

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.

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6th June 2018

From payslips to dementia care - the dynamic pensioner who has found her calling as a hospital volunteer

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17th May 2018

Nutrition students help to transform hospital menus

Patients and 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.

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10th April 2018

Thinking of a career in the NHS? Come and find out more

First-hand knowledge and experience of working in roles across the NHS will be available at a special careers event in Poole next week.

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20th March 2018

Monkey World goes ape over Trust donation

A gift of old curtains and disposable medical supplies from Dorset HealthCare has been welcomed by primates large and small at Monkey World.

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5th March 2018

Severe weather update - back to business as usual

​Dorset HealthCare staff worked round the clock to ensure patients were supported in the severe weather conditions that hit Dorset and we are happy to confirm we are back to business as usual.

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28th February 2018

Trust’s successful breastfeeding campaign heads to Parliament

The latest phase of a pioneering initiative by Dorset HealthCare to encourage more women to breastfeed has been showcased at the Houses of Parliament.

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15th January 2018

Help to celebrate outstanding recoveries from major health setbacks

Do you know someone who has battled to overcome serious injury or illness, or who has supported others to do so? Dorset HealthCare is looking for inspirational stories of courage, kindness and determination to showcase at an upcoming awards ceremony.

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3rd January 2018

Make the right decision to stay well this winter

​As you may have heard, the winter season has put considerable pressure on NHS Emergency Departments. You can help us to help you by making the right decision about the services you need to stay well this winter.

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20th December 2017

Dorset MP backs new NHS Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Network

MP Conor Burns says a new initiative supporting NHS staff and patients who are gay, bisexual or transgender can help combat stigma in Dorset.

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27th November 2017

Poole doctor dons running shoes in aid of health awards

A consultant psychiatrist at Dorset HealthCare will be testing his stamina and mental strength this weekend to raise money for an inspirational awards ceremony. Dr Prem Jeyapaul, 41, was so inspired by attending the Road to Wellness awards in March he has chosen to run two half marathons to raise both awareness of the event and funds to support it.

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17th October 2017

​Come and find out about the great career opportunities in the NHS

On Wednesday, 1 November, Dorset HealthCare is opening its doors for a careers evening in Poole, spotlighting the wide variety of jobs and training opportunities available. A host of roles are available in physical and mental health services, both in hospitals and community-based settings, across Dorset. There are also lots of openings in the Trust’s support services, including estates management, catering, IT, finance and human resources.

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