Archive - October 2018
A hospital matron has recently walked among the magnificent African wildlife in support of the Cavell Nurses’ Trust, a charity that supports UK nursing professionals who are suffering hardship.
In addition to her role as Patient Safety Coordinator at the Trust, the climbing, running and well-travelled adventurer, better known as Leslie Lawson-Kinross is also the Chair of ‘Truro in Bloom’.
team of occupational therapists from Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) and Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) are getting out and about to raise the profile of their profession which supports people to ‘live life their way’ despite any health or care needs they may be living with. The event is as part of this year’s Occupational Therapy Week, organised by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT).
A team of senior leaders from Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s ‘Shaping Our Future’, a Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP), have been given an opportunity to be mentored by and receive guidance from some of the world’s most influential strategists, experts and leaders to better health and care systems in the county.
In recognition of SUDEP Action Day on 23 October, a research team at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) has launched a specialist project to develop expertise in treating epilepsy in those with learning disabilities.
Pitch up and Sing! is a sociable singing group for those with memory loss or dementia, their families and friends.
Along with the 70th anniversary of the NHS in July, this year there have been celebrations taking place nation-wide in recognition of NHS workers, including Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s very first Long Service Awards.
A campaign has been launched in Cornwall to create a “worldwide smile” for World Mental Health Day on Wednesday, October 10.
The hospital of St. Barnabas, in Saltash, has over 70 care staff working from its site, delivering both outpatient clinics and community care services.