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.
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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.
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.