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Updated 5 October 2021

On this page you will find important supporting information that must be viewed before your outpatient appointment. 

At Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we deliver outpatient appointments in different ways. Please familiarise yourself with the information relevant to your appointment type. Some outpatient appointments have additional patient information leaflets or questionnaires. If you have a leaflet reference in your appointment letter please view the leaflets and questionnaires section further down this page. 

Telephone appointments

Frequently asked questions for telephone appointments

Video consultation appointments (Attend Anywhere)

Attend Anywhere is a secure web-based video platform that allows you to have a consultation from your home or own private space. More information is available here and below in the leaflets and questionnaires section.

Face to face appointments

If you have been asked to attend the hospital for your appointment during the coronavirus pandemic, please ensure you have read the below information before attending the hospital for your appointment.

General advice for patients attending outpatient appointments/surgical admissions during coronavirus

Advice for patients attending the Ophthalmology Department

Advice for paediatric appointments

Outpatient leaflets and questionnaires

To find the leaflet or questionnaire relevant to your outpatient appointment, please select the referenced leaflet or questionnaire from the list below. Questionnaires (or similar) must be completed before you attend and you will be required to print this out, complete it, and bring it with you.

Breast Clinic patient information 

Colorectal Telephone Assessment Clinic patient information 

Dermatology photos - A guide for patients

Dermatology Super Clinic covering letter for patients

Dermatology Attend Anywhere patient information 

ENT Virtual Clinic pre-appointment questionnaire 

Haematuria Clinic patient information 

Menorrhagia Clinic patient information 

Neck Lump Clinic patient information

Post Menopausal Bleeding Clinic patient information

Thickening of the posterior capsule and laser treatment patient information

Respiratory Medicine outpatient questionnaire 

Rheumatology Attend Anywhere patient information

The information leaflets on this internet site are intended to advise and benefit patients who intend to use, or are using, the clinical services provided by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

If you have queries regarding the medical information contained in our leaflets, please speak to your GP, Consultant or the department that has prepared the leaflet. If you have feedback regarding the accuracy of the information contained in our leaflets, please email pals@dchft.nhs.uk

If you are unsure about how to get to your appointment or where your department is located in the hospital please visit our getting here pages.