Find out more about other health and social care news here for 2016.
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
CQC NHS 111/SWASFT INSPECTION
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
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.