National recognition for Dorset’s inpatient mental health service for young people
Dorset’s Children and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) inpatient unit, in Bournemouth, provides the highest level of care possible – and that’s official.
Dorset’s Pain Service provides online support for patients
People suffering with on-going pain issues can now learn how to access support online, saving time and travel costs.
Garden party at Alderney Hospital supports dementia patients
The Mayor of Poole, Cllr Julie Bagwell, was welcomed to Alderney Hospital’s garden party to celebrate an improved outdoor space for patients.
Bournemouth vaccination centre re-opens its doors
Anyone still needing their first or second COVID-19 vaccination are urged to book a slot at the vaccination centre in the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC).
New ultrasound services for patients in the Weymouth area
Residents in Weymouth and Portland can now benefit from state-of-the-art ultrasound health scan facilities on their doorstep.
Get the jab done at more local walk-in COVID clinics
Following the success of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Bournemouth more are being run at Bournemouth University’s Talbot campus so local people can grab their jab.
Vaccination centre staff and volunteers celebrate success and bid a temporary farewell
Healthcare staff and volunteers at Bournemouth’s large scale vaccination site went out on a high, as the centre’s operations pause to allow a large event to take place.
Fundraising run says “thank you” for post-natal care
Husband and wife Chris and Natalie Wasley have donated almost £900 to the Dorset HealthCare-run mother and baby unit (MBU) in Bournemouth after completing a 10k run.
Get the jab done at Bournemouth walk-in COVID clinics
Local people aged 18-39 can grab their jab at a series of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics being run by Dorset HealthCare in Bournemouth next week.
Dorset HealthCare recognised as a Veteran Aware NHS Trust
Ahead of Armed Forces Day (Saturday, 26 June) Dorset HealthCare is proud to announce that it’s been formally named a Veteran Aware Trust.
Helping the whole family with breastfeeding and bonding
This year Breastfeeding Celebration Week (21 – 27 June) is focusing on how partners and the wider family unit can support breastfeeding and bond with a new baby.
Mental health support centre opens its doors in Weymouth
A new mental health drop-in service has been officially opened by the Mayor of Weymouth Cllr Colin Huckle and his wife Marian, Mayoress of Weymouth.
Jabs still available as vaccination centre temporarily pauses
Bournemouth’s large vaccination centre, run by NHS Trust Dorset HealthCare, will pause operations for four weeks from 21 June to allow a large event to take place.
Just think NHS 111 first for Dorset minor injuries units
Think NHS 111 first – that’s the message for anyone needing urgent care as Dorset re-opens its full network of minor injuries units (MIUs) on 21 June for pre-booked appointments.
Shaftesbury hospital celebrates 150-year anniversary
Staff at Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury, were joined by members of its League of Friends to mark 150 years since the building’s foundation stone was laid.
Dementia Action Week
As part of Dementia Action Week (17 – 23 May) Dorset HealthCare is urging local people to talk to a professional if they are worried someone may be experiencing early signs of dementia.