A singing group for those with dementia will be re-launching on Friday 31 August. ‘Happy Voices’ will be held at Newquay Day Centre (Age UK) every Friday, from 10am to 12pm. The group is a community led project between Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT), Age UK and the Newquay Towan Blystra Lions.
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The Friends of Bodmin Hospital have gifted Fettle House, a psychiatric rehabilitation unit for people with a long term mental illness, £5,000 to pay for musical equipment to help towards rehabilitation.
Shining a spotlight on perinatal mental illness – Cornwall and Isles of Scilly support Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week.
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.
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Wins Prestigious Health Foundation Award for Improving Health Care
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent charity, to be part of a £3.5 million improvement programme. The Scaling Up Improvement Programme supports seven projects in the UK to take their proven health care interventions and approaches and make them work at larger scale to have a positive impact on patient outcomes.
The NHS in Cornwall is taking steps to help protect the county’s air quality by equipping its vehicle fleet with 57 new Toyota petrol-electric hybrids.
As NHS Flu Campaign gets underway health chiefs are advising pregnant women across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset to get vaccinated.
Leading by example, senior managers at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are all having the flu jab and urging staff to do the same.
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.