Thinking big to tackle our waiting lists

The NHS in Dorset is using innovation to help see patients more quickly, with plans to run clinics on the top floor of Beales department store in the Dolphin Centre, Poole. University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust (UHD) is developing plans with partners across Dorset to run outpatient appointments in a completely different way, taking

Thinking big to tackle our waiting lists2021-08-26T14:08:13+00:00

Patient Engagement Advert

Do you have an interest in helping the NHS to improve your experience of hospital outpatient care? Have you had experience of outpatient care in the last 2 years? If so, we are really interested in hearing from you! We are looking at developing a Patient and Public Advisory Reference Group for the South

Patient Engagement Advert2021-08-06T11:39:48+00:00

Dorset to become an innovation hub to help the local health system become a better adopter of health care improvements

Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS), the partnership of health and social care organisations in the region, has been selected by the Health Foundation - an independent charity - to be part of its new programme supporting health care providers to enable faster and more effective uptake of innovations and improvements, which will create long

Dorset to become an innovation hub to help the local health system become a better adopter of health care improvements2021-06-23T12:11:21+00:00

Dorset healthcare partners moving forward with ‘exciting plans’ as part of the Government’s healthcare investment programme

Our Dorset, the partnership of all of the NHS and local authority organisations in Dorset, is working to develop a host of exciting healthcare projects as part of the Government’s national Health Infrastructure Plan (HIP). The plans were presented yesterday (8 March) to BCP Council’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee, where members were updated on

Dorset healthcare partners moving forward with ‘exciting plans’ as part of the Government’s healthcare investment programme2021-03-09T11:43:29+00:00

New Dorset health and care video library is #HereForYou

New Dorset health and care video library is #HereForYou Our Dorset, the partnership of health and social care organisations from across the county, has launched a new online video library. It comes as part of the #HereForYou campaign which reassures Dorset residents that their health services are still available should they need them, and that

New Dorset health and care video library is #HereForYou2020-07-02T14:55:41+00:00

Community pharmacies to join the Dorset Care Record

Up to 150 community pharmacies across the county are to be given access to health and social care records held within the Dorset Care Record (DCR) This will give them up to date records in a transparent and easy to understand way – particularly important in this current time. Pharmacies are the first sector outside

Community pharmacies to join the Dorset Care Record2020-05-20T14:55:38+00:00

New Dorset health and care app library is #HereForYou

New Dorset health and care app library is #HereForYou Our Dorset, the partnership of health and social care organisations from across the county, has launched a new online health app library. The launch coincides with the #HereForYou campaign which reassures Dorset residents that their health services are still available should they need them and that

New Dorset health and care app library is #HereForYou2020-05-14T12:54:56+00:00

Could you join our Public Engagement Group?

We’re looking for 10 people with lived experience of Dorset’s geography, demography and diversity to join the Our Dorset Public Engagement Group (PEG). ‘Our Dorset’ is the county’s Integrated Care System, a partnership of local NHS organisations, Public Health Dorset, local councils, and the Voluntary Sector. Partner organisations are working together to improve health and

Could you join our Public Engagement Group?2020-02-20T13:40:51+00:00

New Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS) Chair

The appointment of the first independent Chair of the Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS) has been made. Jenni Douglas-Todd, who is currently Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, and a former chief executive of Hampshire Police Authority and the office of the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner, is

New Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS) Chair2020-02-17T11:11:43+00:00