New campaign to reassure the public of the positive future for Poole hospital

2019-03-14T13:34:05+00:00

A new communications campaign has been launched to reassure the public of the positive future for Poole Hospital staff, services and site. The first phase of the campaign highlights what will be provided in the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) at the hospital when it becomes the major planned hospital in 2023/24. Future themes will cover [...]

New campaign to reassure the public of the positive future for Poole hospital2019-03-14T13:34:05+00:00

Expert review concludes that CSR increased ambulance travel times would not have changed the outcomes for patients at potentially higher risk

2018-12-13T09:27:53+00:00

An expert review of 34 cases by Dorset’s most senior doctors and paramedics has concluded that increased travel times by ambulance would not have changed the outcomes for these patients at potentially higher risk. The comprehensive review was carried out by a panel of clinicians, which included senior A and E consultants and medical directors [...]

Expert review concludes that CSR increased ambulance travel times would not have changed the outcomes for patients at potentially higher risk2018-12-13T09:27:53+00:00

Find out more about the benefits of having specialist hospitals

2018-11-01T08:54:09+00:00

The many benefits of having specialist hospitals in Dorset have been detailed in a report and summary document published by NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Patient benefits resulting from creating a major emergency hospital and a major hospital for planned care – is available for download  in full along with a summary document. National studies [...]

Find out more about the benefits of having specialist hospitals2018-11-01T08:54:09+00:00

Dorset CCG response to appeal of judicial review decision

2018-10-01T09:55:37+00:00

We are disappointed that Ms Anna Hinsull and Defend Dorset NHS are seeking to commit more public funding to this case, when the High Court has already emphatically dismissed all claims brought forward during the Judicial Review (JR) earlier this year. In his judgement following the JR hearing, the judge concluded that the CCG had done [...]

Dorset CCG response to appeal of judicial review decision2018-10-01T09:55:37+00:00

Dorset CCG wins judicial review – High Court dismisses all claims brought by a local resident

2018-09-05T10:43:07+00:00

NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is pleased that the judicial review has concluded and that all claims brought by Ms Anna Hinsull, a Swanage resident, have been dismissed. Tim Goodson, Chief Officer, said: ‘The court has confirmed that Dorset CCG has taken into consideration all the matters we were required to consider during the [...]

Dorset CCG wins judicial review – High Court dismisses all claims brought by a local resident2018-09-05T10:43:07+00:00

We would like to address some inaccuracies that are currently circulating

2018-08-09T14:38:50+00:00

We have been made aware of correspondence entitled Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group - Clinical Services Review - A Matter of Life or Death which questions some of the travel time information relating to decisions made as part of the recent Clinical Services Review. During the judicial review brought by Anna Hinsull of Swanage - as [...]

We would like to address some inaccuracies that are currently circulating2018-08-09T14:38:50+00:00

Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group statement on information relating to the CSR judicial review

2018-07-31T14:19:42+00:00

It has come to our attention that there are some false statements being made about the recent Judicial Review. The statements make allegations which are incorrect and unfounded - especially those suggesting that the CCG has confirmed that the CSR plans would result in increased clinical risk to 396 people per year and the travel [...]

Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group statement on information relating to the CSR judicial review2018-07-31T14:19:42+00:00

Official opening of Dorset’s first mental health Retreat

2018-08-02T15:40:44+00:00

The Retreat, the first major outcome of the recent Mental Health Acute Care Pathway review, had its official opening at Hahnemann House in Bournemouth yesterday. Run in partnership with Dorset Mental Health Forum, it provides a safe and welcoming environment for people who have self-identified a crisis and need out-of-hours support. The Retreat is staffed [...]

Official opening of Dorset’s first mental health Retreat2018-08-02T15:40:44+00:00

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