Dorchester

Hospital name (approx size)Dorset County Hospital (500 beds)
EmployerDorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Best person to contactAnne Roberts (Foundation Programme Coordinator)
anne.roberts@dchft.nhs.uk
01305 255258
24-hour library access with computer/IT facilitiesYes
Staff restaurant or similar where you can get food at nightYes
On site accommodationYes
Type of accommodationHouse share
Monthly cost of accommodation£400
Bills includedYes
Average monthly cost of renting flat near hospital£800-1300
Onsite parkingYes
Monthly cost of parking£50
Doctors mess organises regular social eventsYes
Description of town/locationNear the coast, good range of shops and restaurant, local sports facilities, excellent walks/running routes. Cycling routes poor unless happy to cycle on the road. 
Top 3 things about working here1. Small enough to quickly know most people
2. Near the beach for days off
3. Juniors support each other
Last updateFeb 2022 by Natalie Zolfaghari, Dorchester Foundation Doctor Rep