Healthwatch Dorset is the county’s independent health and care champion. It exists to ensure that people are at the heart of care.

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Read about our latest news and events in Dorset.

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News & Events

Apr
24
Wed
Healthwatch Dorset Information Stand @ Poole Hospital
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come along and meet us in The Dolphin Restaurant, and tell us your experiences of local health and social care services.

May
4
Sat
Picnic in the Park @ Durlston Country Park
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come along and meet Healthwatch Dorset at this free event delivered by Durlston Country Park, Natural Choices, Live Well, Stepping into Nature, Dorset Council, and Active Dorset.

The event is all about having fun outdoors, relaxing and trying out something new!  Bring yourself a Picnic, take part in activities and soak up the great atmosphere. Excitingly this event will also mark launch of the Purbeck Pledge!  Activities being offered are FREE (for adults and children) and will include sessions like Nordic Walking and Yoga. This is a dementia friendly event.

If you need more information email stepin2nature@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

May
22
Wed
NICE Public Board Meeting @ Education Centre
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Healthwatch Dorset is attending NICE Public Board meeting

Jun
1
Sat
Volunteers’ week
Jun 1 – Jun 7 all-day

#VolunteersWeek

TIME TO CELEBRATE
Volunteers’ Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.

Jun
4
Tue
Brain Tumour Support Group @ The Grove Hotel
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Healthwatch Dorset is giving a talk to the group about its role and work as the county’s independent health and care champion.