Who we are and what we do

Dorset HealthCare is responsible for all mental health services in Dorset and the majority of community services. We are the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset, and serve a population of almost 700,000 people. We employ around 5,000 staff, covering a wide range of expertise and specialisms. For more information on the services we provide, visit the About Us section of our website.

How we fit into the NHS structure

Please click here to find out how Dorset HealthCare fits into the wider NHS Structure. If you would like more detailed information about the role and responsibilities of the Trust please see the Dorset HealthCare Constitution.

Location and contact details for all public-facing departments

Location and contact details for all of the Trust’s services can be found in the Our Services and Hospitals section of our website.

Organisational structure

You can find out more about the Trust’s organisational structure in our Governance Structure chart. To find out about the Trust Board and other key senior staff, please go to the Trust Board page.

Organisations we work in partnership with

Dorset HealthCare works in partnership with a wide range of local statutory, independent and voluntary organisations. This includes our Commissioners, GPs, Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset County Council’s and Bournemouth University.

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