This week sees the Clinical Services Review’s Judicial Review hearing at the High Court in London.

2018-07-16T12:58:24+00:00

The hearing will last for two days, commencing first thing on Tuesday 17 July, where the claimant will put their case forward, and we will then respond. Both sides will then sum up what they’ve heard over the two days. Following this we will await the ruling from the judge, which will follow in due [...]

This week sees the Clinical Services Review’s Judicial Review hearing at the High Court in London. 2018-07-16T12:58:24+00:00

Views sought on psychiatric liaison services at local hospitals? 

2018-05-23T10:32:23+00:00

Psychiatric Liaison Services Review What do you think about psychiatric liaison services at your local hospital? The NHS in Dorset is currently reviewing psychiatric liaison services.   As part of that process, the views and experiences of people who use and provide these services are key. We would like you to talk to us about [...]

Views sought on psychiatric liaison services at local hospitals?  2018-05-23T10:32:23+00:00

Progress on developing community services for Shaftesbury, Gillingham and surrounding areas

2018-04-16T09:43:16+00:00

Work on developing options for community health and care services for people living in Shaftesbury, Gillingham and the surrounding areas is to resume following a meeting of the public engagement reference group this week. Health and care professionals had been working on developing future community services in the area, following the recent review of clinical [...]

Progress on developing community services for Shaftesbury, Gillingham and surrounding areas 2018-04-16T09:43:16+00:00

Can you help stranded hospital staff get to work?

2018-03-03T14:19:50+00:00

If you have a 4x4 vehicle and can help take stranded staff to and from hospitals and community services this weekend, we want to hear from you! As you’re probably aware, the extreme weather has been hampering travel to work, and that’s the same for hospital staff across the county. We urgently need volunteers with [...]

Can you help stranded hospital staff get to work? 2018-03-03T14:19:50+00:00

Take care and stay safe this weekend

2018-03-02T16:24:59+00:00

Take care and stay safe this weekend As we head into the weekend, Dorset's NHS services continue to be under pressure as a result of the extreme weather conditions, and staff are urging people to stay safe and think ahead if going out in icy conditions. A spokesperson for NHS Dorset CCG “We want Dorset [...]

Take care and stay safe this weekend 2018-03-02T16:24:59+00:00

Avoid visiting friends and family in hospital while the weather is bad

2018-03-02T10:59:53+00:00

NHS services are encouraging friends and family of people in hospital not to visit while the severe weather continues. A spokesperson from NHS Dorset CCG said: "we are keen to keep patients and their friends and family safe, and while the severe weather continues we would advise those thinking of visiting friends and family currently [...]

Avoid visiting friends and family in hospital while the weather is bad 2018-03-02T10:59:53+00:00

Significant pressures on the NHS as a result of the severe weather

2018-03-02T13:03:16+00:00

A spokesperson for NHS Dorset CCG “There are significant pressures on the NHS as a result of the severe weather. We are keen to keep patients and staff safe. We have asked General Practices to ensure patients are able to access essential services but some patients who are booked in for routine appointments are likely [...]

Significant pressures on the NHS as a result of the severe weather 2018-03-02T13:03:16+00:00

Improving digital information in maternity care

2018-02-16T15:47:56+00:00

We need your help to improve the digital information available to mums, dads, partners and families during pregnancy, birth and beyond. The NHS in Dorset, The Good Things Foundation, and Dorset County Council are working together to look at how we can improve access to information and support and how digital can play a part. [...]

Improving digital information in maternity care 2018-02-16T15:47:56+00:00

Treating flu this winter

2018-01-03T09:05:27+00:00

Suffering from flu-like symptoms? The best place for most people is at home. Doctors and nurses across Dorset are advising people who have flu-like symptoms to stay at home if they can. In particular, they are asking people with flu not to turn up at hospital emergency departments. This can spread flu to other people [...]

Treating flu this winter 2018-01-03T09:05:27+00:00