Accountable Care System

Posted on January 25, 2018

The NHS, Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly are currently developing plans to bring together local health and care services through an Accountable Care System (ACS), not an Accountable Care Organisation (ACO). (more…)

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Accountable Care System Inquiry – day three round up

Posted on January 16, 2018

Councillors have heard from senior health officers about the preferred options for the integrated strategic commissioning of health and social care in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly during the latest session of the Accountable Care System Inquiry. (more…)

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Accountable Care System inquiry day

Posted on January 11, 2018

Councillors yesterday learned more about the way in which an accountable care system could work in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly as part of a series of inquiry sessions set up to look at proposals for integrating health and social care. (more…)

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Shaping our Future Transformation Board open to the public

Posted on December 14, 2017

On Tuesday 19 December, the Shaping our Future Transformation Board will take place at 2pm at the Trelawney Room, New County Hall, Truro, and members of the public are welcome to come along and listen to the discussion. (more…)

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Access to an Appointment with a Doctor – have your say!

Posted on December 14, 2017

The aim of this survey is to understand people’s views and experiences of accessing an appointment with their GP in Cornwall. We hope to understand more about their expectations and preferences, in order to help inform and shape future plans. (more…)

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Plans for a Shadow Accountable Care System

Posted on December 14, 2017

Developing an Accountable Care System (ACS) for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is not about privatising the NHS, this is simply a way of bringing together the network of existing statutory health and care providers and commissioners, to work together, to improve care across the whole system, and supporting frontline staff to do what is in the best interests of local citizens rather than individual organisations. No matter how good any ...

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Self-management of Long Term Conditions survey

Posted on November 27, 2017

Are you living with heart disease, cancer, diabetes or a respiratory condition, or do you work with people who do? (more…)

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Patients return to Launceston Hospital after £440,000 improvement works

Posted on November 27, 2017

Patients have returned to Launceston Hospital as a major building improvement programme nears completion. (more…)

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Formula One technology being used to reduce pressure injuries

Posted on November 27, 2017

The technology used to develop the seats in Formula One cars to reduce the muscle soreness and stiffness of drivers is being introduced into people’s homes to reduce pressure injuries. (more…)

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A diabetes walking group in St Austell is transforming people’s health and happiness

Posted on November 21, 2017

People living with diabetes have described how a weekly walk has transformed their health, their lives and brought them new friends and lots of laughter. (more…)

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