Pirate FM Podcasts

Pirate FM will be chatting with Healthwatch Cornwall about its work, volunteers and much more on the Health and Wellbeing Show.

Listen in below or via Pirate FM – Community Health.

September/October 2017 – in our final Pirate Podcast we chat about future plans


August/September 2017 – listen to news about our younger person’s work


July 2017 – learn more about #ItStartsWithYou


June 2017 – our volunteer officer chats about taking part.


May 2017 – our new team members chat about their roles and backgrounds.


April 2017 – hear from our new CEO, Amanda Stratford


March 2017 – hear about our seat at the Shaping Our Future board.


December 2016 – learn more about our 12-hours in the Emergency Department and more.


November 2016 – get a sneak peek at our festive photo campaign #SantaSelfieHC


October 2016 – find out about our work to provide administrative support to learning disabilities, autism and older people boards.


September 2016 – Learn more about how we aim to keep you informed about the Sustainability and Transformation Plan for Cornwall.


August 2016 – Hear from our University of Exeter intern, Aiden Graham.


July 2016 – We skipped June’s recording so here are two podcasts for July 19 and 26.



May 2016 – In May, learn more about our patient flow research, and updates on our end-of-life work, NHS Kernow’s review of smaller service providers and our visit to the Royal Cornwall Show.


April 2016 – this month we chat about the Accessible Information Standard and our ongoing St Austell Healthcare work (begins at 5.20 on timeline approx.).


March, 2016 – listen to what people spoke about at the Shape the Future events and our monitoring of St Austell Healthcare.


Feb 16 – details about Cornwall Council and NHS Kernow’s health and social care survey and our A Good Death end-of-life conference success.


Jan 19, 2016 – hear about our A Good Death end-of-life event (starts at 5:20 on timeline)


December 8, 2015 – learn all about our 12 Days Christmas Stars campaign and volunteer plans


November 10, 2015 – listen to all the latest updates about our work in progress (starts at 05:06 on timeline)


October 13, 2015 – check out our latest news and find out more about how to volunteer too (starts approx. 06:05 on timeline).


September 8, 2015 – find out about our orthotics, pharmacy, carers well-being work (starts 30:00 on timeline).


August 11, 2015 – hear more about what’s happening with your Healthwatch.


July 28, 2015 – hear CEO Debbie Pritchard talk about our BME report.

July 14, 2015 – learn about our work to improve access at RCHT for those with hearing loss (film to follow soon)


June 30, 2015 – hear about our annual report


June 16, 2015 – listen to details about our spinal injury research


June 2, 2015 – hear more about Youthwatch and outreach


May 19, 2015 – listen to news about our new reports


May 5, 2015 – listen to our catch up


April 7, 2015 – all about the new website.


March 24, 2015 – Urgent Care Update.


March 10, 2015 – listen in to discover more.


February 24, 2015 – hear more about our urgent care services research


February 10, 2015 – find out more about volunteering.


January 27, 2015 – more about our End of Life report.


January 13, 2015 – CEO Debbie Pritchard chats about plans and work.


December 30, 2014 – a look back and forward.


December 16, 2014 – find out about our care at home services research.


December 2, 2014 – hear about the Docemberist campaign.


November 18, 2014 – introducing Healthwatch Cornwall’s new Chair.


November 4, 2014 – find out about outreach.


October 21, 2014 – listen to information about Enter and View.


October 7, 2014 – hear more about work in progress.


September 23, 2014 – learn more about Healthwatch Cornwall.