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21.11.2018

Research shows improvement is needed in people’s experiences of end of life care, in Cornwall

  People in Cornwall and health professionals recognise that while there is evidence of good end of life care in Cornwall it is “patchy” according to the latest findings from Healthwatch Cornwall.   The county’s…

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23.10.2018

Healthwatch Cornwall’s latest report shows nearly nine out of ten people want to take part in future Adult Social Care consultations.

Earlier this year Cornwall Council proposed changes to its Adult Social Care charging policy, which was met with strong criticism from those using potentially affected services who felt they had not been given enough time…

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22.10.2018

The butcher who saved my life

Paramedics from South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) are reminding people of the importance of stepping in and helping when someone’s heart has stopped. SWASFT has been working alongside the British Heart Foundation…

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16.10.2018

Nearly a third of UK adults are not likely to attempt CPR, putting lives at risk

Nearly a third of UK adults (30%) are not likely to perform CPR if they saw someone suffer a cardiac arrest, according to worrying new figures released to mark Restart a Heart Day. We commissioned…

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