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Hundreds march in Dorchester over plans to move children's services to Bournemouth and Poole

Hundreds march in Dorchester over plans to move children's services to Bournemouth and Poole

New Dorset-wide company to care for vulnerable adults could be "disaster" warn staff

New Dorset-wide company to care for vulnerable adults could be "disaster" warn staff

Dorset HealthCare University, NHS Foundation Trust on Shelley Road in Boscombe, Bournemouth.

What do you think about Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust?

Forest Holme Hospice palliative care nurse Joss Murray.

Hospices are about living and not just dying, says palliative nurse

Drinking ourselves to death: Bournemouth sixth worst in country for alcohol fatalities

Drinking ourselves to death: Bournemouth sixth worst in country for alcohol fatalities

Second child confirmed as suffering from rare strain of E coli

Second child confirmed as suffering from rare strain of E coli

Healthwatch Champion Lisa Brooks who has given the Mayor of Bournemouth's Volunteer of the Year Award

"We feel very lucky to have her" - volunteer Lisa awarded for hard work

Two more possible cases of E coli in Dorset, tests reveal

Two more possible cases of E coli in Dorset, tests reveal

Siovon Rowden

"I have lost who I was" - meningitis survivor warns over long-term effects of disease

Complaints against patient transport service E-zec are expected to rise

Complaints against Dorset patient transfer service E-zec expected to rise after 13,000 journeys aborted in the last year

Steve Ingham with the Medtronic 640G, diabetes specialist dietician Emma Jenkins, his wife Heather and Steve Brackley from Medtronic Healthcare

People thought I was a drunk, but now my life has completely changed: diabetic one of first in Europe to have revolutionary new treatment

Dr Forbes Watson, of the NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group at NHS Dorset Headquarters on Discovery Court in Poole.

Seven-day-a-week GP access proposed for Dorset

£2m over budget and 13,000 aborted journeys in a year: Dorset's patient transfer service still not meeting its targets

£2m over budget and 13,000 aborted journeys in a year: Dorset's patient transfer service still not meeting its targets

Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals set for major development under plans to change provision of emergency care in Dorset

One planned care hospital, one emergency hospital and round the clock consultants: new plans for NHS in Bournemouth and Poole

Understanding dementia: how you could help make life better for sufferers

Understanding dementia: how you could help make life better for sufferers

Juliet Hately and Carol Sherman, both Skin Cancer Nurse Specialists spreading awareness at Poole Hospital by handing out leaflets and tubes of sun cream.

Protect your skin or the sun could kill you: the stark warning from experts over skin cancer

Matthew Low, lead clinician musculoskeletal physiotherapist at Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Physio joins groundbreaking study into unexplained medical conditions

Macmillan cancer nurse Carol Goodman

Bournemouth builders backs skin cancer awareness campaign

David Richer with wife Deirdre

"I have got my life back" - heart patient's delight at new pacemaker

Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital GP Dr Alison Gardiner

National Stop Snoring Week: Small changes can make a big difference, says GP

Dr Karim Hassan, head of the emergency department at Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Health chief who slammed patients for treating A&E like Tesco is praised for speaking out

Dr Karim Hassan

A&E is not like a 24-hour Tesco: stark warning from health chief who says emergency should MEAN emergency

A&E: "We're a victim of our own success - one GP even brought his son in because it was quicker"

A&E: "We're a victim of our own success - one GP even brought his son in because it was quicker"

Oh baby, I wasn't expecting you: Young mum shocked after giving birth without any signs of pregnancy

Oh baby, I wasn't expecting you: Young mum shocked after giving birth without any signs of pregnancy

Dr Trevor Roberts, a psychologist and hypnotherapist who uses some innovative methods to help recently divorced couples move on.

Heartbreak healer sets up support group to help people going through break-ups

High levels of air pollution expected in Dorset on Friday

High levels of air pollution expected in Dorset today

Harry Jackson is severely autistic and requires a new specialist buggy to get out and about. Pictured from left are David, mum Lucy, dad Peter and Harry.

New £2k buggy to help autistic youngster Harry get out and about more easily

Zena Harrod and Liz Bailey from the Alcohol Outreach Team at Poole Hospital outside The Adam Practice.

Number of alcoholics at A&E down by 80% thanks to new outreach service

Scarlet fever now confirmed in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch

Scarlet fever now confirmed in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch

Melanie Corney suffered from meningitis and still suffers the after effects more than a decade later.

Why have we waited a year for meningitis vaccine? Poole survivor joins #wheresourvaccine campaign

Occupational therapists Kate Cartwright (left) and Jo Mengell

Special centre will help treat autism

Visiting restrictions at Bournemouth and Poole hospitals as norovirus takes hold

Visiting restrictions at Bournemouth and Poole hospitals as norovirus takes hold

Too little, too late: Woman who caught deadly disease through blood transfusion says Prime Minister's apology is not enough

Too little, too late: Woman who caught deadly disease through blood transfusion says Prime Minister's apology is not enough

Care and support minister Norman Lamb

Mental health services in Dorset in "desperate need" of more cash, says health watchdog

STOP: Respiratory consultant Dr Diane Laws in her surgery at Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Young girls take up smoking to stay thin.... but lung cancer will kill you in a year, warns doctor

Cllr Blair Crawford

Extra support for carers and helping the elderly keep their homes: find out how the new Care Act will affect you

#Hellomynameis campaign backed by Bournemouth and Poole hospital staff

#Hellomynameis campaign backed by Bournemouth and Poole hospital staff

St Ann’s Hospital, Canford Cliffs

Vulnerable woman “trapped” in Bradford after Dorset ran out of mental health beds

IMPROVING: An E-zec ambulance

“Diabolical” patient transport service is improving, says report

St Ann’s Hospital, Canford Cliffs

Intensive care beds for female psychiatric patients needed ‘as a matter of urgency,’ says health minister

SUPPORT: Senior research nurse Roger Wheelwright

Meet Roger, the new prostate cancer nurse set to support patients at Poole Hospital

“My daughter’s taken five overdoses in two years...losing her is the only thing I can visualise”

“My daughter’s taken five overdoses in two years...losing her is the only thing I can visualise”

The norovirus bug

Norovirus closes Poole hospital ward for two weeks

James Creasey, left, and Ellie Cowley

VIDEO: The NASA technology helping injured patients to walk

The BREATH Hub team

Royal Bournemouth Hospital trials new evaluation hub in a bid to cut waiting times

Royal Bournemouth Hospital physiotherapist Jen Rains demonstrates the use of the Motomed arm-and-leg bike with the help of orthopaedic physiotherapist Chris Efford

Arm-and-leg bike to help hospital patients, thanks to kind-hearted parents who lost son

Matron Trudi Ellis with one of the leaflets

‘This is Me’ document is helping to give dementia suffers dignity

SHADOWS: Lorraine Valentine who suffers with a rare disorder

Exposure to sunlight burns my skin – now I can come out the shadows thanks to new drug

Let's charge drunks for A&E services

Let's charge drunks for A&E services

Gemma Leach who was badly injured in a bus crash

Badly injured after bus crash – but now I’m going to run London Marathon

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