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.
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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.
Experts, who provide specialist treatment, care and advice for a rare genetic condition called Tuberous Sclerosis recently visited the county.
For the last three years Bodmin Hospital supported by Home Treatment Teams at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has facilitated week long placements for local Student Police Officers.
New gardening sessions to engage and support men with dementia have recently started in Cornwall.
Caroline Ellis, a Memory Assessment Nurse at Bodmin Community Hospital was recently invited to give a presentation at a high-profile conference in London to raise awareness of an innovative project she set up in Cornwall.
Although statistics show that people are living longer, they are not necessarily living healthier says Helen Lyndon, a Nurse Consultant for older people in Cornwall.
Cornwall was the destination for a recent visit by Suzanne Rastrick, NHS England’s Chief Allied Health Professions Officer. The two-day visit started with a conference held at New County Hall in Truro, where Suzanne was the key note speaker.
Patients at Bodmin Community Hospital are now benefitting from a recently opened garden and recreational area.
Falmouth Hospital which is run by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has today (22 May 2017) reopened the inpatient ward. The ward was temporarily closed in October to allow refurbishment works to be safely undertaken. One of the hospitals major responsibilities is rehabilitation.