The annual Armed Forces Day Celebrations were held in the Dorchester Borough Gardens on Saturday 7th July 2018. Listen to our recording of the live broadcast featuring the Civic Service and musical entertainment. Commentary by Jim Davis. Listen to the recording here
After an overwhelmingly high response to our organ donation artwork brief by over 100 artists, we are delighted to have awarded the commission to Andy Kirkby, a Dorchester -based sculptor whose portfolio includes many exciting sculpture trails and projects across Dorset and beyond.
Arts in Hospital has been working closely with The Organ Donation Team to rejuvenate a courtyard with a striking new artwork that celebrates the gift of organ donation and sparks significant conversations about subject. Andy has come up with a sensitive but impressive design using a venerable Dorset oak tree and a Japanese tradition of the loving repair of broken ceramics. Continue reading
Dorset County Hospital has been chosen as one of just four hospitals in the UK to take part in the trial of an innovative new surgical procedure for patients with osteoarthritis of the thumb joint.
DCH places… Continue reading
Dorset County Hospital is in the top 15 trusts in the country according to the results of the latest national inpatient survey.
The results have been published as nursing staff gear up to celebrate International Nurses’ Day… Continue reading
The anaesthetic department at Dorset County Hospital have been recognised for providing the highest quality care to local patients.
The hospital received the prestigious Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) at a ceremony on 20 April attended by staff, patients and hospital managers. Continue reading