Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition. It causes problems in the brain and gets worse over time. The number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's in the UK is about 145,000. This equates to around 1 adult in every 350.
Category - Research
Frail older people in Cornwall will be invited to take part in a major new study looking to prevent hospital admissions
A new research study running in Cornwall will investigate whether personalised care plans for frail elderly people can help reduce hospital admissions, improve quality of life and reduce avoidable early deaths.
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.
An innovative new project in Cornwall has seen a collaborative arrangement between Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust (CFT) and Devon and Cornwall Police.
There are 28,000 people in Cornwall alone with a high inpatient prevalence of diabetes.
A much respected Consultant in Adult Developmental Neuropsychiatry, Dr Rohit Shankar has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.
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.
An event to raise the profile of the pioneering research being undertaken in Cornwall was recently held at the Eden Project
It has recently been announced that a campaign encouraging men in Cornwall with suicidal thoughts to get help, has been shortlisted for a British Medical Journal Award, the medical world’s equivalent to an Oscar.
A pioneering team that developed an app allowing people with epilepsy to monitor their own condition and health risk, has been shortlisted for a prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) Award in the Innovation Team category. The BMJ Award is one of the highest honours available within the medical and healthcare professions.