Doctor, dentist and nursing
Find information about GPs (doctors) and dentists.
Make sure you tell your doctor or dentist if your child has additional needs. They may need to make reasonable adjustments to help your child, for example if your child needs:
- the first appointment of the day
- an appointment at the end of the day
- a longer appointment
- or an online appointment
Special care dentists
Find local dentists who offer dental care for people with special needs:
- special care dentist at the Browning Centre, Bournemouth
- special care dentist at Dorset County Hospital
- special care dentist at Canford Heath Dental Clinic (children only)
Find information on dental treatment for people with special needs on NHS website.
The British Society for Disability and Oral Health has links to oral health resources for a range of conditions.