A recent study by Public Health England has found that deaths of people with epilepsy increased by 70% between 2001 and 2014.*
There are 28,000 people in Cornwall alone with a high inpatient prevalence of diabetes.
A brand new ward has opened at one of Cornwall’s mental health units. The opening of the 15 additional mental health beds, aims to eliminate the need for unnecessary out of county care well ahead of the NHS England target of 2020/21 in line with the recommendations of the ‘Five Year Forward View for Mental Health’.
Dr Ellen Wilkinson, Medical Director at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has recently returned from a teaching visit to Somaliland where she took part in a teaching programme for medical students studying mental health in the recently formed African state.
The UK’s National Director of Mental Health, Claire Murdoch praised the county’s mental health services during a visit to the county on 26 January 2018.
Staff at Longreach House raise funds for Cornwall Blood Bikes.