Some of these practices also have branch surgeries in various locations within the locality.
Get involved in commissioning and with a patient participation group (PPG) by talking to the practice manager at your GP surgery.
You can also contact the practice manager to find out who your mandated GP is. It’s not necessarily a senior partner. A mandated GP is the member of the practice mandated to work on commissioning new services with NHS Kernow. You can find contact details for the practice manager on your GP practice’s website.
The clinical director for Arbennek Health primary care network is Dr Rawlins Murthy.
Probus Surgical Centre
Provides numerous NHS day case procedures, including hernia, cataracts and carpel tunnel.
The main general hospital for Cornwall is based at Treliske, Truro.
This primary care network is working with local secondary and primary schools and other local teams to improve the mental health, resilience, health and wellbeing of young people.
The experience and learning from the Newquay Pathfinder is still alive and kicking in the cluster. The collaborative way of working and ethos around increasing social connections is still recognised as being important for their communities.
A recent pilot with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust was felt to be a great success and provided improvement to the demands on primary care. The practices are working to make this a permanent service.