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New prescriptions on the way to keep people in Cornwall well

Added on 13/09/2018, in News - News

A new £1m funding programme will see health professionals in Cornwall being able to ‘prescribe’ residents activities like volunteering, group learning, gardening, befriending, cookery, healthy eating advice and a range of sports to keep them safe, well and out of hospital.

Developing the long term plan for the NHS

Added on 10/09/2018, in News - News

On 18 June the Prime Minister set out a funding settlement for the NHS in England for the next five years. In return, the NHS has been asked to set out a long term plan for the future of the NHS by autumn, setting out our ambitions for improvement over the next decade, and our plans to meet them over the five years of the funding settlement.

NHS frontline staff expected to get flu vaccine as part of winter planning

Added on 07/09/2018, in News - News

NHS leaders have today announced that all frontline staff will be expected to get a flu vaccination to help protect patients as part of a comprehensive plan for winter.

Health and wellbeing day

Added on 07/09/2018, in Event - Event

Roll up, roll up we have another wonderful community health and wellbeing event showcasing the services and community activities available in south Kerrier coming up next month that you are all warmly invited to.

Teenagers launch Break the Bottle to encourage peers to talk openly about emotions and mental health

Added on 22/08/2018, in News - News

One Vision, part of Shaping Our Future, is an ambitious plan to bring together all of the people and services that work with and support children and young people and break down the barriers that stop every each and every child from enjoying a safe and healthy lifestyle with equal opportunities to a brighter future.

Social prescribing is just what the doctor ordered

Added on 15/08/2018, in News - News

Did you know that alcohol, smoking, physical inactivity and social isolation contribute to five diseases which cause 75 per cent of premature death and disability?

Trusted Assessor role to improve hospital care for nursing home residents

Added on 13/08/2018, in News - News

A new role has been established at the Royal Cornwall Hospital which will improve the coordination of care for patients admitted from care homes and help to reduce any delays when they are ready to be discharged.

Cornwall pilots digital technology to speed up hospital discharges

Added on 06/08/2018, in News - News

We already know that reducing long stays in hospital is good for people and that too many people are unnecessarily remaining in hospital when they don’t need to.

Towards a Healthier West Cornwall – population health and prevention

Added on 25/07/2018, in Event - Event

Working together to ensure the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible is just one part of the vision for Shaping our Future. One way this is becoming a reality locally is through this staff-facing Shaping our Future partnership event on 18th September 2018 at Heartlands, Dudnance Lane, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3QY.

Transformation Board Meeting – January 2019

Added on 23/07/2018, in Event - Event

On Thursday 17 January, the Shaping Our Future Transformation Board will meet at 10am in Truro (venue to be advised). Members of the public are welcome to attend and listen to the discussion