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Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visits DCH

Patients and staff at Dorset hospitals met Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Victoria Atkins when she visited the county last week. Click to read more.

Infection Prevention and Control

Please help us protect our patients and minimise the spread of infection. Do not visit the hospital if you have diarrhoea or vomiting until you have been clear of symptoms for 48 hours (two days).


Patient Discharge Information

We are asking patients’ families to help us get their loved ones home as quickly as possible by providing a little support to allow this to happen, so our inpatient beds are available for those who need them most for urgent care. Click to read more.

Staff outside South Walks House Outpatient Assessment Centre

New-look Outpatient Assessment Centre opens in the heart of Dorchester

Dorset County Hospital (DCH) has opened its newly refurbished Outpatient Assessment Centre at South Walks House in Dorchester. Click here to read more.

Staff by the new beside the new CT Scanner at Weymouth Community Hospital.

DCH opens new CT scanner suite at Weymouth Community Hospital

Dorset County Hospital (DCH) has opened a new CT scanner suite in Weymouth as part of a national drive to offer tests closer to home and help shorten waiting lists. Click to read more.

Support Worker Vocational Scholarship Programme

Exciting news! Applications for our next Support Worker Vocational Scholarship Programme are open! Join us for our upcoming online webinar and open evening to find out more.

Governor Election 2024

The Dorset County Hospital Governor Election 2024 is now open for nominations. Interested in becoming a Governor? Find out more here.

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