Category: News

Health and care system declares climate change emergency

Added on 07/10/2020, in News - News

The NHS in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly yesterday (Tuesday 6 October) officially declared a ‘Climate Emergency’.

COVID-19 GP and pharmacy services survey

Added on 11/08/2020, in News - News

NHS Kernow has launched a new survey to learn about people’s experiences of GP and pharmacy services during the pandemic.

Strategic partner announced for extra care living in Cornwall

Added on 23/07/2020, in News - News

Cornwall Council’s cabinet yesterday (22 July) agreed plans for new state of the art housing for older people and people with disabilities, with the added security of on-site care for those people that need extra help.

Apply now to have a warmer home this winter

Added on 29/06/2020, in News - News

A scheme that has already helped over a thousand households in Cornwall that have never had central heating stay warm and well, is now open for new applications.

Communities in Cornwall come together to help those most in need during the Covid pandemic

Added on 26/06/2020, in News - News

A hotel worker from Redruth has spoken out about how it felt to be part of a team helping vulnerable people just out of hospital to stay in their hotel during the Covid-19 pandemic.

New adult social care charging policy to be made clearer

Added on 25/06/2020, in News - News

A new charging policy will be developed by Cornwall Council for adult social care, following discussion at the Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee earlier this year (11 March).

Free online parenting courses launched

Added on 09/06/2020, in News - Announcement

Four free online parenting courses are being launched for families across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

New way of organising health and care across the community during COVID-19

Added on 01/06/2020, in News - Case studies / News

A new way of organising health and care across the community has helped people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly receive integrated, person-centred services since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support available to help unpaid carers cope and stay well through COVID-19 anxiety

Added on 01/06/2020, in News - News

Cornwall’s unpaid carers are valued for the critical role they play within their communities and during the COVID-19 pandemic they may be finding it more difficult to cope and look after themselves, too.

Free drinksmeter app can help residents manage concerns around increased home drinking during lockdown stress

Added on 29/05/2020, in News - News

For those concerned that they might be drinking more alcohol than usual or are finding it a struggle to keep the amount they drink under control during COVIDlockdown, Safer Cornwall would urge residents to download the free drinksmeter app to their phones.