One of the main things that attracted me to work for Healthwatch Cornwall is the fact that it puts the individual’s experience of their health and social care services at the heart of all it…

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Hello from our new CEO

In this blog we hear from our new CEO Amanda Stratford about her first month in post. April has seen my first month as CEO of Healthwatch Cornwall and I am delighted to have joined…

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Parkinson’s – a positive outlook

Our guest blogger in March, Heidi Reynolds will not let her Parkinson’s diagnosis hold her back. She tells us her story. What did I know about Parkinson’s beforehand? I was very ignorant I’m afraid. When…

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Jane Acton describes the benefit to health of being in nature

Our guest blogger for February is Jane Action, an ethnobotanist and director of Nature Workshops talking about the benefits to health of nature. “In 2013 the NHS bill for antidepressants topped £50 million – we…

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