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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

In light of the Government's guidance and our concern for your health, as well as that of our patients, staff and Governors, we have taken the decision to stand-down all members' events until further notice.   From November. members and members of the public are welcome to join our Part One Council of Governor meetings via videoconferencing, details of how to obtain the joining details are given below.

Meetings of the Council of Governors​​

Monday 3 February 2020

Monday 11 May 2020 - cancelled

Monday 7 September 2020 - this meeting will take place virtually for Governors. The papers for the meeting are available here.

Monday 9 November 2020 - this meeting will take place virtually for Governors.  Members of the public are welcome to join via video conferencing; please contact the corporate governance office for full joining details by emailing elizabeth.beardsall@dchft.nhs.uk The papers for the meeting are available here.

Papers from previous Council of Governors meetings are available below. 

Monday 11 February 2019 
Monday 13 May 2019 
Monday 2 September 2019​ and the Chief Executive's Report
Monday 11 November 2019


Members' Events

Thank you to all those members who attended past Talking about...events. We will keep you updated with any future events planned. 

All members are welcome at our Talking about ... members’ events. Please do bring along friends and family who can join on the day. There will be the opportunity to meet other members, Governors and staff. These events are free and refreshments are available. 

For more information please call 01305 255419 or email foundation@dchft.nhs.uk


West Dorset Area Meetings

Thank you to everyone who came along to our West Dorset Area Meetings in Coffee #1 in Dorchester and Bridport last year.  Details of future dates will be published here once they are finalised.

For more information please call us on 01305 255419 or e-mail foundation@dchft.nhs.uk ​​​

Annual Members’ Meeting and Annual General Meeting

This year's Annual Members’ Meeting and Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 24 November 2020 from 5.30pm to 7.15pm via Lifesize livestreamingMore information is available here

Minutes from previous meetings are available below.

11 September 2018
11 July 2017
19 September 2016​
14 September 2015
15 September 2014
2 September 2013​​