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Telephone Contact

Your telephone call is important to us, and we understand that you want to speak to us as quickly as possible.  If you are telephoning about a repeat prescription or information about test results, please call AFTER 11.00 am. 


Repeat Prescriptions

If you wish to order a repeat prescription you can use our dedicated Repeat Prescription line on 01305 217037 and leave a message.  Remember you must allow at least two working days before you need it (we need time to print the script, order the goods, dispense the order and check it).   

Child Safeguarding

This information correct as of November 2017

Child Protection

If you have any concerns about Child Protection please contact Safeguarding Children Local Authority Offices as below:

Children Safeguarding

Social Care Local Offices

For referrals, discussing a possible referral,

about children and families


Bournemouth Children First :


01202 458101/458102

Poole Hub

01202 735046



01202 228866





Dorset Police

999 (if emergency)

01202/01305 222222 (non- emergency)



CHILDREN - Safeguarding in Acute Sector and NHS Trusts


Poole Hospital

Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Dorset County Hospital

Named Doctor

Dr Kelsall

01202 448312

Dr Christina Dale

01202 704062

Dr Will Ward Dr Wendy D’Arrigo



Named Nurse

Lynne Lourence

01202 448275

Pippa Knight

01202 704235

Katie Crabbe

01305 254748


Named Midwife

Pauline Hawkes

01202 448577


Carmen Cross

01202 704235


Jo Hartley

01305 254207



CHILDREN - Early Help Arrangements/Early Intervention

When the case does not meet social services threshold but support is still needed

Bournemouth: 01202 456256 (Children First)

West Dorset:                   01305 224026  


Poole:             01202 261999

 (Children and Young People Integrated       


North Dorset:                 01305 224310

Christchurch:     01202225724

Weymouth/Portland:      01305 225750


East Dorset:       01202225710

Purbeck:                         01305 225729


The CCG Safeguarding team is available to give support, escalation, education and advice if you do not think the issue requires a safeguarding referral


Children Designated Team Dorset CCG

Monday – Friday (9:00 – 17:00)


Designated Nurse

Wendy Thorogood


01305 213563 / 07824835669


Deputy Designated Nurse


Helen Duncan-Jordan


01305 213646 / 07795882133

Children Safeguarding Lead GP

Dr Isi Sosa

01305 213644 / 07831774906


Dr Sam Abdollahian



Dr Raquel Bechka

01305 213664

Designated Doctor

Dr Wendy D’arrigo

01305 253331


Designated LAC Nurse

Penny Earney

01305213626/ 07867467783









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