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Council calls for government to confirm more funding for adult social care

Added on 09/07/2019, in News - News

Cornwall Council is calling for the government to confirm more funding for adult social care to make sure people in Cornwall get the help they need to live as independently as possible. The issue was discussed at Cornwall Council’s Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Board today (3 July). The Government has promised further […]

Assessing the human factors – Isles of Scilly simulation training aims to bring more inclusive midwifery care to rural communities…

Added on 31/05/2019, in News - News

Simulation in clinical training has long been a valuable strategy for teaching, learning and evaluating skills. For Practice Development Midwife Sarah-Jane Pedler, simulations in midwifery education have been especially pivotal to the improvement of patient-first care and to the development of services currently available.

Digital x-ray equipment comes to Mid, North and East Cornwall

Added on 31/05/2019, in News - News

An exciting programme of investment is bringing digital x-ray equipment to St Austell, Bodmin and Stratton hospitals over the coming year.

Brilliant new facilities on the way at Helston Birth Centre

Added on 29/05/2019, in News - News

There’s great news for parents in Helston and the surrounding area as work is underway on a refurbishment of the Birth Centre at Helston Community Hospital.

Frailty study underway to help older people live healthier lives

Added on 14/05/2019, in News - News

Frailty can be a distressing but not inevitable part of getting older. Although statistics show that people are living longer, they are not necessarily living healthier” says Helen Lyndon.

Are you one of Cornwall’s 60 over 60?

Added on 14/05/2019, in News - News

We need your nominations to help find Cornwall’s 60 over 60!

Over 60 nominations already to be one of Cornwall’s 60 inspiring over 60’s

Added on 03/05/2019, in News - News

As a testament to the many spectacular people who live in Cornwall, in just over two weeks since its launch there have been over 60 nominations to be one of Cornwall’s inspirational #60over60.

Smartphone app supports Cornish resident to live independently

Added on 03/05/2019, in News - News

As part of an innovative trial led by Cornwall Council, a resident from Cornwall is able to live more independently by using the smartphone app “Brain in Hand”.

Supporting Nursing Mothers at RCHT

Added on 30/04/2019, in News - News

Having a strong focus on wellbeing and support is an important part in recruiting and retaining staff across health and care organisations.

First Contact MSK practitioners improve patient outcomes and reduce pressure on primary care

Added on 23/04/2019, in News - News

Primary Care is facing unprecedented challenges with growing patient and financial demands alongside challenges to recruit and retain GPs.