Category: News

New on-island mental health service for the Isles of Scilly

Added on 28/01/2019, in News - News

A nurse on the Isles of Scilly is providing a one stop mental health shop approach to reduce the number of trips people have to make to the mainland to manage their condition.

Extra care living gives Cornwall man his independence back

Added on 14/01/2019, in News - News

An extra care living facility in Liskeard is paving the way for more people to live independently with care and support available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if it’s needed.

GPS technology is helping people to live independently in Cornwall

Added on 14/01/2019, in News - News

An innovative pilot led by Cornwall Council is testing how GPS technology used in sat navs could help people live independently at home for longer.

12 Days of Christmas

Added on 03/01/2019, in News - News

As the Christmas decorations return to the loft and the stockings are once again packed safely away, teams from across Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust are preparing to receive one last festive present as part of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity 12 Days of Christmas Campaign.

Volunteer awarded for two decades of helping others

Added on 17/12/2018, in News - News

A volunteer who has been giving her time to help those facing mental illness for over two decades has been awarded the title of “Health and Care Volunteer of the Year”, at this year’s Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering Awards.

£40 million to be spent improving hospitals and healthcare as part of transformation programme

Added on 10/12/2018, in News - News

Health leaders in Cornwall welcomed the news today that more than £40 million is to be invested in key hospital and healthcare projects in the county.

Memory groups join together in Helston

Added on 04/12/2018, in News - News

A music group promoting singing and socialising for those with memory loss and dementia has recently been joined by the Mullion Sunshine Memory Café, to combine resources available for those with memory loss.

Free education courses for people with newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Added on 03/12/2018, in News - News

NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group has commissioned a free education programme for people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Legacy of a ‘pioneer for change in specialist health care’ continues to live on

Added on 03/12/2018, in News - News

The legacy of a ‘pioneer for change in specialist health care’, who died from a rare genetic disorder, continues to live on.

Know the ways you can look after yourself as part of Self Care Week

Added on 03/12/2018, in News - News

Going for a walk, joining a club or simply packing some paracetamol in your bag are all ways you can look after your own health this winter.