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My diary: conversations about homelessness and health

My diary: conversations about homelessness and health

by Lucy Cribb, Healthwatch Dorset Engagement Officer - December 2020 Working with HealthBus in Bournemouth In October and November 2020, I carried out some engagement work with people who are experiencing homelessness and people who use drug and/or alcohol services,...

Covid vaccination programme gets underway

Covid vaccination programme gets underway

A vaccine which protects against Covid-19 is being distributed in the UK today as part of the biggest mass vaccination campaign in NHS history. People aged over 80 in hospital, frontline health staff and care home workers will be first to get the jab at 70 designated...

Steering Group Blog

Steering Group Blog

Hi, I am Richard Selby, the author of the Healthwatch Dorset blog and a volunteer member of our organisations Steering Group. I have an interesting and varied ‘day job’ where I provide maritime aviation fire & rescue, medical first aid and mental health &...

National Stress Awareness Day

National Stress Awareness Day

It’s National Stress Awareness Day on the 4 November, and this article explores the relationship between stress and food by looking at some recent scientific findings and useful resources related to mindfulness, weight-management, and food availability.  It was...

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