As a COVID-19 precaution, people cannot visit inpatient wards at Dorset’s community hospitals and mental health units until further notice, apart from in exceptional circumstances.
To help minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and deal with any upturn in patient numbers caused by the outbreak, the following changes will be made by the NHS in Dorset.
The National Express timetable will be reduced as of today, 24 March, after which it will run a limited network of coach services.
We are living through a situation that none of us have ever experienced.
The Chief Medical Officer today (9 March) has confirmed that three residents from the Dorset area have been confirmed as having contracted coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dorset Chamber has urged businesses to take action to prepare for the potential impact of the coronavirus.