Local film shortlisted for national award
Local film #LifeUnfiltered (made by and for young people) has been shortlisted for a national Charity Film Award. Over 40,000 members of the public took part in the public vote and #LifeUnfiltered proved popular, winning a place on the shortlist.
11 January 2019
Healthwatch Dorset welcomes long-term plan for the NHS
NHS bosses in England say a new 10-year plan could save up to 500,000 lives by focusing on prevention and early detection.
7 January 2019
Our comment on the availability of flash glucose monitoring system in Dorset
Tens of thousands of people with Type 1 diabetes across the country will benefit from life-changing glucose monitors on the NHS - but not yet in Dorset.
6 December 2018
Healthwatch in Christchurch
We've recently been in Christchurch for one of our Roadshow Weeks. They're a great way to find out more about an area, meet new people and community groups and gather feedback about local health & care services.
3 December 2018
Films made by young people in Dorset have been nominated for national Charity Film Awards.
7 November 2018
Chief Inspector of Hospital welcomes improvements at Dorset County Hospital
England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has welcomed improvements in the quality of services for patients during an inspection of Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. As a result of the inspection, the Trust is now rated as Good overall.
6 November 2018
We're spending the week in Christchurch
We are holding a week of events in Christchurch from 12-16th November, to find out more about what people think about their local health & care services.
2 November 2018
More improvements required at Poole Hospital
England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has told Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust that it must continue to make improvements in its surgery services following its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
25 October 2018
Home from hospital
Have you, or someone you know, recently been discharged from hospital? If so, we'd like to hear from you.
22 October 2018
Update on Dorset's Clinical Services Review
There have recently (October 2018) been some developments in relation to the Dorset Clinical Services Review (CSR). We've put together a short information sheet, which you can download below.
21 October 2018
Working with young asylum seekers in Bournemouth
Louise Bate, our Communications and Engagement Lead, writes about working with young asylum seekers in Bournemouth.
8 October 2018