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Latest news - A new map developed by the Care Quality Commission highlights worrying restrictions in access to health-based places of safety for young people experiencing a mental health crisis. In Cornwall, Longreach Hospital supports young people but according to findings Isles of Scilly has no Section 136 appropriate place of safety. Read more here.

Healthwatch Cornwall is the people’s champion of health and social care in the county.

Healthwatch Cornwall listens to the experiences people have of local, publicly funded care, whether good or bad, and uses this evidence to help inform and influence the commissioners and providers of services. It needs you to help make positive changes for the better where necessary, so get in touch now to have your say.

You can also call Healthwatch Cornwall’s free advice line on 0800 0381 281* to access help and information on health and social care services, or to simply share your views.

Watch the trailer below to discover more about how Healthwatch can help you.

Healthwatch Cornwall is part of the 152 local Healthwatch collective that will feed into Healthwatch England and potentially influence national policy, advice and guidance.

Its vision is:

Healthwatch Cornwall is the independent people’s champion for publicly funded health and social care services. It will strive to make positive changes in this provision for the benefit of the people of Cornwall, where necessary.

Healthwatch Cornwall CIC, Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. TR1 2RF.

Registered Company No. 8399730.

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