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
Choosing a Care Home
Need information about how to choose a Care Home for yourself or a family member? Start here with our Five Steps.
30 September 2018
Happy Birthday to our NHS and Social Care
A birthday present from Healthwatch Dorset to our NHS and Social Care services on their 70th birthday.
21 July 2018
To go alongside our Annual Report this year, we published an Impact Report with highlights from our work.
13 July 2018
Annual Report 2017 2018
Read about the work we've been doing over the last year. We have tackled issues ranging from people's views on maternity services to their experiences of visiting their GP.
13 July 2018
Our review of how Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust collects and acts on service user feedback and insight.
29 June 2018
Baby Steps - our report on local maternity services
Healthwatch Dorset spoke to over 100 local women and their families about local maternity services. We wanted to find out what it's really like when you have a baby in Dorset.
26 April 2018
A review of online information about Dorset GP Practices' Patient Participation Groups (PPGs)
In February 2018, under the banner of Wessex Voices (a partnership consisting of the local Healthwatch organisations in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight) a day conference was held in Dorchester for members of Dorset GP practices’ PPGs.
21 April 2018
Making More Voices Heard
We are particularly keen to hear from people whose voices aren't as loud or as often heard, as others. To help us achieve that goal, we set aside funding to support local voluntary and community groups.
21 March 2018
To mark Mental Health Day 2017 we released this short film, which provides an opportunity to look at mental health through the eyes of a young person. It has been developed by young people about young people.
20 December 2017
Registering with a GP practice and booking appointments
Healthwatch Dorset carried out a mystery shopping exercise on all GP practices in the county to understand what guidance and information they provide to patients about registering with them, and how easy it is to get routine and urgent appointments.
3 July 2017