How health works in Dorset

Find NHS services and details on the Dorset Integrated Care Board. You may need a referral from a GP, health professional, or other agency for some of these services.

Designated clinical officer (DCO) for SEND

The DCO for SEND work with and support:

  • health providers
  • NHS Dorset
  • BCP Council
  • Dorset Council

They help them meet their statutory responsibilities as set out in the SEND Code of Practice (under the Children's and Families Act 2014).

The DCO also agrees the health services within an education, health and care plan (EHCP).

Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) for NHS Dorset

Name: Chloe Morley
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Associate Designated Clinical Officer (ADCO) for SEND

Name: Sarah Lerigo
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