There are 28,000 people in Cornwall alone with a high inpatient prevalence of diabetes.
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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’.
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.
Statement from Jackie Pendleton, NHS Kernow’s Chief Officer, speaking on behalf of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly health and care system in response to Peter Levin's report on minor injury closures:
After successfully obtaining additional funding from NHS England, the Perinatal Mental Health Service has expanded significantly and is now able to offer a more enhanced service across Cornwall.
Cornish Healthcare Nurses Raise Awareness of Breast Screening for Women with Learning Disabilities…a UK First
Breast screening can be a daunting and often confusing process for a woman with learning disabilities. However two nurses at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust adopt an innovative and supportive approach to women that has been heralded as an example of best practice.
Due to open in April 2019, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has recently announced award winning construction company Interserve as the contractor who will build Cornwall’s first Children and Young People’s Mental Health Unit.
A successful project to improve patient outcomes following hypoglycaemia is not only being extended but has been highlighted in a national professional journal as an example of best practice.
There are currently over one hundred and thirty volunteers that give up their time to support the services of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and last year over 8600 hours of volunteering took place within the Trust.