NHS services are here for you this bank holiday weekend.
Pharmacies, minor injuries units, and hospital emergency departments are all available for people who need them, but you may have to access them in different ways. Find out more.
Dorset’s NHS services – here for you
Leading clinical leaders across Dorset are encouraging local people to seek the medical advice and support they need during COVID-19.
Dr Karen Kirkham, Dorset GP and Integrated Care System Clinical Lead & Assistant Clinical Chair, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: “The current guidelines from the Government ask you to stay at home to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and this remains the best way of reducing transmission of the virus. Interview with Dr Karen Kirkham.
“However whilst people are rightly concerned about contracting COVID-19, we want people living in and around Dorset to seek the medical help they feel they need, and not delay and potentially store up more problems.”
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