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How would you improve local cancer support services?

How would you improve local cancer support services?

Are you, or a family member or friend, living with cancer? Healthwatch Dorset is working with Macmillan Cancer Support and the Wessex Cancer Alliance to find out more about people’s experience of cancer support care in West Dorset. Louise Bate, Healthwatch Dorset...

Carers urged to get their flu jab

Carers urged to get their flu jab

Public Health Dorset urges all healthcare workers to get their free flu jab and help avoid outbreaks this winter Last year saw high numbers of flu outbreaks in care homes, and Public Health Dorset is urging all health and social care staff to receive their flu...

National research launched on mental health statistics

National research launched on mental health statistics

The UK’s largest independent regulator of official statistics wants to hear from patients, carers and their families about how they access and use statistics on mental health in England. Working through research consultancy Evolving Communities, the Office for...

Lights, camera, action!

Lights, camera, action!

A series of new community films - supported by Healthwatch Dorset - have been produced to help inform students studying health and social care. The short films, which focus on stories from local people about their experiences of various aspects of health and social...

Healthwatch Dorset Celebrates Older People’s Day!

Healthwatch Dorset Celebrates Older People’s Day!

Engagement Officer Lucy Cribb shares a story about her recent visit to a Christchurch care home, where she teamed up with two local physiotherapists from Medella Home Physiotherapy, to help older residents enjoy an exercise session on Older People's Day. I recently...

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