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April press  article on AGM 2019

Press Article on AGM 2019

Report on the AGM April 2019. Concerns about the constant changes discussed within our NHS and Social Care System. The Edward Haine saga continues . Our concerns regarding the shift to “care in the community” resulting in the lack of step down beds in Penwith resulting in pressure on those few remaining in West Cornwall.
Will the NHS long term plans deliver a reduction in hospital admissions.

The NHS long term plans promise a lot - but will they deliver ?

The government’s NHS long-term plan, recently published, paints a compelling future for the future of care for older people, saying that care will becoming increasingly more coordinated and responsive and that, as a result, pressure on hospitals will be reduced and money saved Read the full article.
Winter Pilot Scheme at Edward Hain  Community Hospital gets underway

EDWARD HAIN HOSPITAL – SERVING THE COMMUNITY ONCE AGAIN

Read all about the winter pilot scheme at Edward Hain Community Hospital. What are your experiences of the scheme . What are the long term plans ?
Locals must decide where extra  health funding is to be allocated

LOCAL PEOPLE MUST HAVE A SAY ON FUTURE NHS SPENDING

West Cornwall is to receive an extra £9.1 million in NHS funding . Locals must be consulted on priorities and influence how it is to be spent.
Patient stories improve health services.

Patient stories improve health services

The importance of raising a concern or a complaint about any healthcare treatment you have received cannot be overstated. Raising an issue improves treatments for you and other patients.

Lack of teamwork contributed to the death of little girl.

How a lack of teamwork at the Royal Cornwall Hospital contributed to the death of a little girl with autism.
New on our local hospitals. West Cornwall to be Urgent Treatment Centre.

NOVEMBER ARTICLE ON LOCAL HOSPITALS

West Cornwall Hospital to be " Urgent Care Centre". Growth of orthopaedics for St Michaels Hayle. Edward Hain debacle rumbles on.
Report on Local  Ambulance Services makes grim reading for South West

AMBULANCE SERVICE WOES LAID BARE

Report on Ambulances Services makes grim reading for the South West. Response times in Cornwall for 999 calls excessive compared with neighbours. Reports of long waits for ambulances for Treliske.
Dementia in Cornwall rising  higher than national average as services in Cornwall are reduced.

Lack of Dementia Care in Cornwall

West Cornwall HealthWatch's concerns on the lack of dementia care in Cornwall as number living with dementia constantly rise.
Peter Levin

Who’s in charge at Treliske? By Dr Peter Levin

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust update: With a new (interim) Chief Executive, could a change in culture be on the way

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