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17th September 2019

Dorchester’s sexual health clinic is on the move

Sexual health services based in Trinity Street, Dorchester, are relocating to Weymouth this month.

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17th September 2019

Green-fingered volunteers support Wimborne hospital

A dedicated team of volunteers from Bournemouth’s Nationwide Building Society recently transformed part of the garden area at the Victoria Hospital in Wimborne.

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6th September 2019

Bravery bears cheer up children at Blandford Hospital

Young patients at Blandford Hospital’s minor injuries unit (MIU) are given a unique reward for being brave – a hand-stitched teddy bear.

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4th September 2019

Community Mental Health Survey 2020

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2nd September 2019

Shaftesbury hospital is set to retain its beds

Inpatient beds at Westminster Memorial Hospital set to stay

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20th August 2019

Celebrating 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

​This year marks the 100th anniversary of Learning Disability Nursing. To celebrate this milestone our team of Learning Disability Nurses, past and present, gathered together at Bulbury Woods Golf Club.

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9th August 2019

An award-winning idea to help young people cope in the adult world

​Plans to produce a “survival kit” for vulnerable teenagers leaving care and living alone have been given the thumbs-up by local health chiefs.

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8th August 2019

Mental health patient follows his dreams to recovery

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31st July 2019

Dorset HealthCare the first “outstanding” trust of its kind in the South

“Dedicated, compassionate and caring” staff have helped turn Dorset HealthCare into one of the top NHS trusts in the country.

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17th July 2019

Going the ‘extra mile’ for patients in Dorset

Tireless healthcare workers from across Dorset, including a bereavement support group and a team which supports young mums struggling with mental health issues, have been honoured at our awards ceremony.

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17th June 2019

Dorset artwork spearheads national breastfeeding campaign

Popular posters produced by Dorset HealthCare are being used to help encourage mums across the UK to breastfeed their babies.

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13th June 2019

Dorset HealthCare celebrates National Volunteers’ Week

Cake, laughter yoga, wellbeing tips, pass the parcel and a therapy dog all contributed to making Dorset HealthCare’s celebration for volunteers a roaring success.

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11th June 2019

Online mental health support for children and young people

A brand new website is now up and running offering advice and information for young people with mental health issues in Dorset, as well as their relatives or carers.

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1st June 2019

Volunteers' Week 2019

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29th May 2019

New provider for health services in the Lyme Regis area

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20th May 2019

Dragons’ Den annual staff innovation competition 2019

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22nd March 2019

Ten years and counting for Trust’s Steps to Wellbeing service

Dorset HealthCare is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of its popular and ever-growing Steps to Wellbeing mental health service.

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11th March 2019

New volunteer project will support patients and their families at the end of life

Dorset has been chosen to help lead a national drive to develop volunteering programmes in support of the NHS.

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6th March 2019

New pop-up café helping mental health patients find the perfect blend for recovery

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.

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4th March 2019

Radiology revamp underway at Swanage Hospital

Patients at Swanage Hospital will soon have access to some of the most advanced digital X-ray technology in the world.

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