Patient champion takes local views to heart of Westminster

On Monday, Amanda Stratford CEO of Health Watch Cornwall travelled to London to join forces with more than 100 fellow local Healthwatch organisations at our annual parliamentary reception. It was an opportunity to raise the…

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Radiotherapy Consultation Formal NHS Response Published

In October 2017, NHS England launched a consultation to gain people’s views on a new clinical model for radiotherapy services across England, following a £130 million commitment to upgrade radiotherapy equipment. The public consultation was…

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RCHT Chief Executive appointed

Kate Shields has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. She was selected from a strong field of candidates following an interview process which included presentations to senior clinicians, external…

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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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