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Community pharmacy minor ailment service changes

Community pharmacy minor ailment service changes

Added on 31 March 2021, in News - Choose well / General news

From 1 April, changes are being made to the types of treatments available on prescription through the minor ailment service.

Dr Paul Cook appointed as NHS Kernow’s new chair

Dr Paul Cook appointed as NHS Kernow’s new chair

Added on 23 March 2021, in News - General news

A family doctor and mental health champion has been appointed as NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group’s new chairman.

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly to become an integrated care system

Added on 3 December 2020, in News - General news

NHS England and Improvement have designated Cornwall and Isles of Scilly’s application as an integrated care system (ICS).

Chairman Dr Iain Chorlton announces retirement

Chairman Dr Iain Chorlton announces retirement

Added on 24 November 2020, in News - General news

Chairman Dr Iain Chorlton has announced he will be stepping down from his role in spring 2021. He will continue to work as a GP.

Volunteers and health professionals join forces for COVID-19

Volunteers and health professionals join forces for COVID-19

Added on 18 September 2020, in News - General news

More than 250 of ‘comfort packs’ were delivered in a fortnight by volunteers and health professionals to the doors of families in Cornwall.

2019/2020 annual report

Added on 7 September 2020, in News - General news

The 2019/2020 annual report and accounts was formally accepted at the clinical commissioning group’s annual general meeting.

Tackling the onset of type 2 diabetes during a pandemic

Added on 4 September 2020, in News - General news / Long term conditions

The Healthier You Diabetes Prevention Programme has been empowering people to take charge of their own health and wellbeing.

BAME network formed to promote inclusivity

Added on 4 September 2020, in News - General news

Health workers across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have joined the global stand against racism and discrimination.

Where to go for medical help this bank holiday weekend

Added on 1 September 2020, in News - Choose well / General news

The NHS is gearing up for what could be a busy bank holiday by asking everyone to think about the best place to seek medical help.