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Cornwall trials new online form for easier access to GP services

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 00:00
People can now access GP services anytime, anywhere, thanks to a simple online form that is being tested out in 16 practices across the county.
Categories: Health

Long term plan discussion

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 00:00
On 18 June the Prime Minister set out a funding settlement for the NHS in England for the next five years. In return, the NHS has been asked to set out a long term plan for the future of the NHS by autumn, setting out our ambitions for improvement over the next decade, and our plans to meet them over the five years of the funding settlement.
Categories: Health

This is why NHS Kernow will be at Asda in Bodmin and Looe Music Festival

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 00:00
NHS Kernow is hitting the road this autumn to tell people about health services in their community.
Categories: Health

NHS Kernow's proud to support Stonewall

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 00:00
Our Chief Operating Officer, Helen Childs, is working with Stonewall to help us become a diversity champion to encourage better lives for our workforce and the people we work for who identify as LGBT.
Categories: Health

Ditch the bank holiday emergency department jam

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 00:00
People are being asked to choose the right services and look out for elderly family and friends in a bid to prevent a repeat of the summer surge on the emergency department caused by the July heatwave.
Categories: Health

Lay Governing Body member for primary care and prevention

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 00:00
Are you passionate about improving primary care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly? Do you believe people should be supported to make healthy lifestyle choices and manage any long term conditions they have? If you are, then come and join our Governing Body to champion primary care and prevention services.
Categories: Health

Emergency department consultants are

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 00:00
Emergency department consultants are working extra shifts to cope with an increase in people coming to hospital for help. Extra doctors and nurses are also being brought in to meet demand.
Categories: Health

Lay Governing Body member for patient participation and involvement

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 00:00
Are you passionate about making sure the public’s voice remains front and centre of decisions that are made about our health and care system? If you are, then come and join our Governing Body to champion public involvement and its decisions in our work.
Categories: Health

Governing Body GP members

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 00:00
Are you a GP who wants to make a difference to the way care is delivered in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly? Join us and make a difference!
Categories: Health

Our assurance rating

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 00:00
NHS England has released its annual assurance rating for NHS Kernow and the progress that is being made to develop an integrated health and care system.
Categories: Health

Annual report and accounts 2017/18

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 00:00
NHS Kernow’s annual report and accounts for 2017/18 have been formally published. The report provides an overview of our achievements, challenges and performance during the past 12 months and details how we've used our resources.
Categories: Health

FreeStyle Libre available to eligible patients

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 00:00
NHS Kernow has agreed to commission the flash glucose monitoring device, FreeStyle Libre for qualifying adults and children with type 1 diabetes. The offer to the qualifying patients is initially for six months and will be considered a ‘trial’ for each individual that has defined positive health outcomes which are then assessed at six months.
Categories: Health

Helping people in Cornwall recognise the risk of developing diabetes

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 00:00
Today marks the start of this year's national Diabetes Week (June 11th) which aims to help prevent diabetes and support those living with the condition.
Categories: Health

Please help support your local NHS by using the right service

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 00:00
Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro and the Emergency Department is extremely busy right now and, as we head into the weekend, we are asking people to use alternative services when they can.
Categories: Health

Getting a sound night’s sleep - NHS Kernow commissions new service for children with complex needs

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 00:00
With the latest research showing the importance of sleep for the health and wellbeing of children and young people, NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group is introducing a new service to help children with complex needs to get a sound night’s sleep.
Categories: Health