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Latest news, features, blogs and press releases from Public Health Dorset. If you want news direct to your inbox, sign up for our regular e-newsletter. Just fill out your contact details and choose ‘health and wellbeing’ in the list.

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You’re invited for an NHS Health Check

Residents of Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are being invited to attend their NHS Health Check this autumn.

8 tips to quit smoking for good and turn your life around

Quitting – it ain’t easy. But thousands of people successfully quit smoking in Dorset every year. Some with support from services such as LiveWell Dorset, and some through sheer will power. Many will have tried a few times before being successful. There are some things you can

Get involved with Parks in Mind

Public Health Dorset is encouraging residents in Bournemouth to help improve their own wellbeing while giving love and attention to the parks and open spaces in the area.


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Blog: Ideal Health Exhibition

By Laura Everett-Coles I visited the Ideal Health Exhibition event in Sturminster Newton this weekend. View PDF

Have your say on sexual health services in Dorset

  Public Health Dorset and NHS England are seeking your views on how you would like sexual health services to be run in Dorset. View PDF

SOIF2019 — Days 4 and 5

Some of the things that resonated with me on Days 4 and 5 of the 5 day SOIF Workshop.

SOIF2019 — Days 2 and 3

Some of the things that resonated with me on Days 2 and 3 of the 5 day SOIF Workshop.

SOIF2019 — Day 1

I’m participating in the 5 day SOIF Workshop. My first. And only my second ever 5-day futuring event. Find out more about what my first day involved.

Data Science

The future of Integrated Care Systems is Data Science. Data science will drive Population Health Management.

Wellbeing is all our business

Local people are being given the chance to shape health and wellbeing services in Dorset.

The Future of Intelligence

The future of intelligence is Transformational, Transformative and Collective. We’ve been calling it ‘transformational’ since we started changing what we do.


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