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 main acute hospital is in Truro which is about 12 miles away.
Within this PCN is the main campus for Falmouth University. During term time the population increases and demand for GP services is high. Falmouth is also a tourist destination.
The clinical director for Falmouth and Penryn is Dr Mark Morris.
Falmouth Community Hospital provides hospital beds and clinics to support health and wellbeing. Free car parking is available at this hospital.
Highly skilled nurses run the minor injury unit and treat a range of minor conditions. X-ray facilities are available Monday to Friday 9am and 5pm. The x-ray is closed on bank holidays.
The Consortia has been an established group of GP practices for at least 20 years. The consortia have GP and practice manager representatives from each surgery and are committed to achieving:
The most recent developments include: