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.
Are you concerned about healthcare in West Cornwall ? Perhaps you have a good news story or a particular problem or maybe you would like to join us. If so we would love to hear from you. Everything is dealt with in confidence. Please CONTACT US .
Save our NHS . It is believed 20% more funding is needed by 2020 for our NHS to survive. Read the Charter to Save the NHS
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.
If you really want to understand the NHS in greater detail The Kings Fund are about to run an online training course. Due to start on 15th October and will run for four weeks. It’s designed to be really interactive and includes quizzes, articles and videos from experts at The King’s Fund. You can find out more about the course here: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/the-nhs-explained
NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group - The organisation responsible for assessing, planning and buying services to suit the health needs of Cornwall want your feedback on the minor injury services your GP provides. Go to http://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/5TQSGL3 to complete the survey.