Category: News

New self-care app giving people with COPD control over their condition

Added on 25 April 2019, in News - General news / Long term conditions

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have said a new app is giving them confidence and control.

Help us crack this Easter by using the right NHS service

Added on 17 April 2019, in News - Choose well / General news

Don’t spend your bank holiday waiting in the emergency department to get sprains, strains and broken bones fixed.

Decision made to extend Sanctuary House mental health respite service

Added on 4 April 2019, in News - General news / Mental health

NHS Kernow and Cornwall Council have agreed to extend funding for a mental health respite service near Liskeard for up to 3 years.

Mum saved from developing deadly diabetes backs free NHS course

Added on 1 April 2019, in News - General news / Long term conditions

A mum who joined a free NHS prevention programme is so thankful that she is supporting others who face the serious condition.

Green light given for NHS million pound investment in local medical centre

Added on 8 March 2019, in News - North and east Cornwall

Patients of Launceston Medical Centre will benefit from a major £1.6million NHS funding boost to improve local GP facilities.

Survey shows NHS Kernow staff are happy and feel supported

Added on 26 February 2019, in News - General news

Our staff are happy and feel supported to improve health services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – the best results in 4 years.

Oakleigh House/Sanctuary House

Added on 20 February 2019, in News - General news / Mental health

A decision has been made that we will no longer commission Re-Gain to provide support at Sanctuary House when its contract ends on 31 March.

Manager with chronic illness life transformed by Cornwall health pilot

Added on 2 February 2019, in News - General news / Long term conditions

A woman with a chronic illness so bad she could barely lift a shopping bag is now CrossFit training, thanks to health pilot

Cornwall GPs offer evening and weekend appointments

Added on 18 January 2019, in News - General news / General practice

Bookable appointments are available to anyone who needs to see a GP, but would prefer an appointment outside normal surgery hours.