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Bookings at Dorset’s large vaccination centre are open for those aged 64 and over, now that most people in the top four ‘at risk’ groups have been offered the jab.
Older people and those with mobility issues can now make their way to their vaccination appointment in style with the help of a new buggy shuttle service at Bournemouth’s large vaccination centre.
Following several weeks of hard work by Dorset HealthCare and its partners, the county’s large vaccination centre at the Bournemouth International Centre is now open.
Dorset’s Access Mental Health services will be open to provide support during Christmas and new year for people who are anxious, struggling to cope or feel they are heading towards a crisis.
BCP Council and Dorset Council are now in tier 2 after the national lockdown ended on 2 December.
Ahead of Carers Rights Day on 26 November, local councils, NHS services and other health and care organisations who deliver integrated care across the county, are working in partnership to recognise, support and value local unpaid carers of all ages.
Baby massage has long been advised by experts as a way for parents to calm, and bond with, their newborn child. And a new series of videos put together by Dorset HealthCare’s Perinatal Service provides simple, practical tips on how to do it.
Foster parents worried about the physical or emotional wellbeing of children in their care can still access support during lockdown.
Health, social care and therapy teams across the Isle of Purbeck have been presented with a ‘Purbeck Petal’ by the local community.
In line with new Government restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), from Thursday, 5 November, we are no longer allowing visitors into our hospitals and inpatient units expect for certain circumstances
The county’s community hospitals are calling for experienced cleaners to support our existing teams and help make a difference during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Information and guidance on the new restrictions in place from 5 November
NHS and social care services in Dorset are teaming up to help people out of hospital more quickly and recover in the comfort of their own homes.
Bridport Community Hospital is inviting local people to come along to a recruitment event this month and find out more about joining the team as a Bank Registered Nurse or Healthcare Assistant.
For World Mental Health Day on Saturday (10 October), Dorset HealthCare is reminding people that a range of support is available for local people if they need it.
An online meeting this month will offer people an insight into the way local NHS services are evolving in the face of the COVID-19 virus.
Parents are being urged to make sure their children are protected against the flu as winter approaches.