Enquiries: 01305 251150

Updated 19 February 2021

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 public Governor meetings and members’ events until further notice.

Meetings of the Council of Governors​​

Members and the public are welcome to attend the following Council of Governor meetings, held in the Seminar Room, Children’s Centre, Damers Road, Dorset County Hospital, from 2pm to 4.30pm.

Monday 22 February 2020

Monday 3 February 2020

Monday 11 May 2020 – cancelled

Monday 7 September 2020 – this meeting will take place virtually for Governors, with the minutes being published prior to the November meeting. The papers for the meeting are available here.

Monday 9 November 2020 – this meeting will take place virtually for Governors. Papers will be published here prior to the meeting.  Members of the public are welcome to join via video conferencing; please contact the corporate governance office for full joining details via elizabeth.beardsall@dchft.nhs.uk 

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

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

More information about becoming a member and its benefits is available here.

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

Thank you to everyone who attended the AGM/AMM on Monday 16 September 2019. The minutes are 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