West Cornwall HealthWatch is a voluntary, independent campaigning health watchdog serving West Cornwall since 1997.
We monitor developments in the old Kerrier and Penwith districts and campaign to safeguard and improve existing services provided in West Cornwall by the N H S and healthcare services.
PATIENT STORIES - Do you have a story to tell about your experiences of Cornwall's NHS or Socail Care Services ? Share with us your stories - good or bad. By sharing your experiences with us we can help promote the good bits and highlight areas not so good. Submit your story here .
MINOR INJURY UNIT's in Cornwall. Check out the lastest waiting times for MIU's in the County . Live NHS link undated every 15 minutes . VISIT HERE
DEMENTIA CARE . Concerns grow with lack of Dementia care in Cornwall. West Cornwall Healthwatch report on growing number of people with Dementia in Cornwall amid reduced local services. Read the full article.
THE NHS NEW LONG TERM PLAN released January 2019. The NHS has written a Long Term Plan so it can be fit for the future and is based on the experiences of patients and staff. Read the details here .
Confused about how the NHS in England works ? The Kings Fund have pruduced a 10 minute video https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/audio-video/how-does-nhs-in-england-work.
New publication by Dr Peter Levin regarding Community Hospitals in Cornwall. Three are under threat of closure on dubiois evidence . Read Peter's report for turning them in re-ablement centres. Read the full report
Do you know where your nearest Defibrillator is? Knowing it could save a life. With thanks to the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity visit PAD FINDER