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
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
New research shows what it’s like trying to find and access help when you're a carer
Healthwatch England has published research which brings together the views and experiences of 5,447 carers from over 27 communities across England.
2 October 2018
Would you rather be treated by a fallible human or a compassionless robot?
In the 70th year of the NHS, Healthwatch is turning its attention to the future, asking the public some big questions about what they want health and care in England to look like.
25 September 2018
A year of integrated care systems: reviewing the journey so far
Integrated care systems (ICSs) are the future model for the health and care system in England. They will bring fundamental change in how the NHS works across different services and with external partners, particularly local authorities.
24 September 2018