Public Health Dorset along with partners are encouraging people across Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch to get outside in May as part of Naturally Healthy Month. Naturally Healthy Month is happening across the south west and encourages people to get outside to improve their wellbeing through being in nature. Spending time outside is not only
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If you enjoyed Beat the Street, you are going to love our new orienteering course being set up in Weymouth. Due of the success of Beat the Street, three new orienteering courses have been set up in the Nothe Gardens in Weymouth. Families are pop along and have a go at orienteering. The event is
If you are a woman aged 25 – 64, it is time to book your cervical screening. Two women die a day from cervical cancer. This number could be reduced by women booking their cervical screening. Find out more on the Public Health Dorset website.
Government inspectors have published their feedback on services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Dorset. In February, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) re-visited the area to see whether Dorset County Council and the NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had improved since the previous inspection in 2017. Read the full article
If you are going away over the upcoming long weekends or just having a few days off with the family, it is important to know what your local health and care services are and when to use them. Pharmacies Pharmacies offer a lot more than just a place to collect a prescription – they can
A brand new website for Dorset’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is now up and running. Designed by Dorset HealthCare in partnership with young service users and their families, it replaces the old ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ site, providing a one-stop-shop for anyone needing help and advice with stress, anxiety, eating disorders and
Dorset Local Maternity System win national award for work to protect vulnerable women and babies Dorset Local Maternity System - have scooped one of the top midwifery awards Slimming World Award for Partnership Working at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Awards for their project to improve postnatal care for women and their babies
People living in Dorset can look forward to enhanced coordinated care as further records are joined up within the Dorset Care Record (DCR).The latest records to come on stream cover radiology results from Dorset County Hospital (DCHFT), Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals (RBCH) and Poole Hospital (PHFT), as well as pathology reports and referrals from
Today sees the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan which will save almost half a million lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments. NHS Dorset CCG Chief Officer Tim Goodson “We welcome the NHS Long Term Plan which was published today as it very much reflects
If you missed local GP and ICS Clinical Lead for Dorset, Dr Karen Kirkham talking about integrated care in Dorset on this morning's Radio 4 Today programme it is available through BBC Sounds - bbc.in/2QpSxbX from 1hr 38m.