Enquiries: 01305 251150

Updated 16 April 2021

Attend Anywhere is a secure web-based video platform that allows you to have a consultation from your home or own private space.

It makes life easier for you by helping you reduce the need to travel to hospital for appointments, saving you money and time.

It is for patients with pre-arranged appointment times onlyPatients due for appointments that could done by video consultation will be invited to do so.

Please see the below video on how to use and what to expect with you Attend Anywhere appointment.

You can use Attend Anywhere on a PC, Mac or an iOS/Android device, using a Google Chrome (for PC/Mac/all mobile devices)/Apple Safari (for Macs and iOS devices) browser. 

Attend Anywhere will not work on Internet Explorer. Download Google Chrome or Apple Safari for free.  

Further information is also available on our Troubleshooting Guide.

Five minutes before your appointment time, click on the relevant service below. You will be taken through a series of steps to ensure that your equipment is set up correctly. Once the steps have been completed, you will be prompted to enter your name and telephone number and accept the terms and conditions. This information is not stored beyond the length of the video call.

Once these steps have been followed, click on the 'Start Call' button and you will enter the waiting room until your consultation begins. You will see yourself on the video and hear music. The waiting room is private and you will not see other patients.

When the consultation is ready to begin, your image will shrink and move to the corner of the screen and you will see your clinician. The video call is free (except your internet usage charge) and data is not used whilst you are in the waiting room.

Please be aware the Attend Anywhere calls are held across Dorset, Poole and Bournemouth hospitals.

List of all services:


Children's Services 


Dorset Smoking in Pregnancy

Diabetes and Endocrinology

ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) 



Haematology and Oncology (including Anticoagulation Services)


Medicine (including Palliative Care)

Occupational Health

OMF (Oral and Maxillofacial)



Paediatric Services

Renal Medicine

Respiratory (including Rehabilitation)

Rheumatology (including Pain Management)

Stroke, TIA and Neurology

Surgery (including Colorectal, Vascular, Upper GI, Stoma, Bariatric Dietician, Pre-assessment Services)