August 2019

Last chance to nominate for Cornwall’s care awards

Added on 22/08/2019, in News - News

A final call out is being made for people to recognise the great care work taking place across the Duchy by making a nomination for the Care and Support Awards Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, which closes Friday 23 August.

Increased planned care, fewer hospital admissions

Added on 21/08/2019, in News - News

A shift from urgent to planned care is fundamental to the future journey of health and care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, enabling more people to remain fit and healthy for longer. Jackie Butler finds out what that means

Review of Direct Payments Scheme leads to changes to make them easier to understand and use

Added on 21/08/2019, in News - News

People who use Direct Payments in Cornwall will now find them much easier to understand and use, following a review by Cornwall Council.

Bringing healthcare closer to your home

Added on 13/08/2019, in News - News

Organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are committed to working together to create community-centred solutions for each individual’s health and social care needs. In the first of a new feature series, Jackie Butler looks at the big picture

Radically revamping primary care model

Added on 13/08/2019, in News - News

Jackie Butler discovers how local GP practices will evolve with the integration of health and social care provision in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

How do you get yours?

Added on 02/08/2019, in News - News

As part of Cornwall Council’s priority to support better health for everyone, people of all ages and abilities in Cornwall are being asked ‘how do you get yours?’ to encourage people to be more physically active.

Community workshops shape future health and care services in Saltash

Added on 02/08/2019, in News - News

Later this month, the third in a series of workshops with local people and their representatives will be held at the Guildhall in Saltash. The meetings are focused on identifying what health and social care services local people believe their 16,000 strong community need both now and in the longer-term; in order to help people […]