Other agency news 2016

Find out more about other health and social care news here for 2016.

Christmas Meals for the Community 2016

Don't miss out on a Christmas meal. Find out how you can get-together with others and enjoy some good grub.

CQC comment on Morleigh care home situation

Double cancer research surgery award success for South West

CQC find improvements to NHS 111 services

Cornwall People First to end in 2017

Cornwall People First speak to BBC Radio Cornwall (Nov 2, 2016) about the ending of its contract while Cornwall Council's Portfolio Holder for Adult Care Jim McKenna publicly says he will now fight this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04bs5hg

Almost half of young people surveyed in Cornwall said they have thought about hurting themselves – research carried out by Addaction’s Mind and Body project has discovered.

Top ambulance service in England for running the most clinical research

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is the top ambulance service in England for running the most clinical research studies to inform and improve patient care and treatments in the future.

South West Primary Care Innovation Awards

St Austell Healthcare gains recognition for improvement

£42 million for pharmacy changes

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre receives Outstanding rating

CQC rating Good for Plymouth Community Healthcare

NHS Kernow's latest small service provider decisions

Disinvestment and decommissioning to effect more small services. Share your views via our Have Your Say page.

Full in-school child immunisation information

Partnership aims to inspire people with disability to get active during Paralympics for free.

Anyone with a disability
(and their carer) can access a FREE seven day pass during the Rio Paralympics by either getting in touch
with the Cornwall Sports Partnership or Disability Cornwall. The FREE pass entitles them to FREE public swimming sessions and use of the gym after they have registered and activated the pass.

Childhood Immunisation this September

Camborne and Redruth Minor Injury Unit provides additional doctor cover during evenings and weekends

Working together Towards Zero suicides in Cornwall and IoS

Rame Peninsula Community News

Bank Holiday Choices this August

New advocacy services

The new Your Health Voice from NHS Kernow and other providers

Caroline Quentin launches new kennel at Addaction Chy!

NHS takes action to strengthen trusts

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

Award win for ground-breaking
hepatitis elimination project in Cornwall.

Help reduce medicine waste and save NHS money

Cornwall GP clinical research champion role

Care improvements for babies and infants

Widespread support for CQC recommendations to improve care for newborn babies and for infants with complex health problems

Leaders of Sustainability and Transformation Plan announced


Latest inspection find NHS 111 in south west inadequate.

Raise funds for cancer treatment

SWASFT is taking part in the Running Man Challenge to help raise funds for a paramedic who needs non-NHS funded treatment.

CQC highlights our End-of-Life work in its latest report, A different ending: End of life care review

Local health leader’s public plea ahead of industrial action and Bank Holiday

Students receive new support for self-harming issues

South West ambulance service a research trailblazer

Think first if not an emergency

New COO at Cornwall Health

Australian to head RCHT

Kathy Byrne is appointed new Chief Executive. She was Chief Executive of Health Support Queensland and Deputy Director General at Queensland Department of Health, Australia and will be moving to the UK to take up the Chief Executive post on April 25, 2016.

Edward Hain temp closure

CQC Care Home

Check out the CQC's ratings of care homes in Cornwall

Food Facilities at Derriford Hospital

Take part in hospital food survey

Cornwall's Devolution Newsletter

Read the first newsletter about progress relating to Devolution in Cornwall, including health and social care.

Veterans drug and alcohol service launches

Perinatal survey

Not on black alert - Jan 2016