The NHS is a complex system of organisations. The 2012 Health and Social Care Act abolished some parts of the NHS and created new ones. The TLAP Care and Support Jargon Buster has a directory of plain English definitions of commonly used words and phrases in health and social care.
Who provides services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group
Maternity and new-born.
Primary medical services (as delegated by NHS England).
Urgent and emergency hospital care.
NHS England (commissioning board area team)
National and regional
All dentist services.
Sexual assault referral.
NHS Property Services
NHS estates including community hospitals
Public Health England and locally within Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly
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