An innovative ‘virtual’ Health and Social Care Academy has been launched to create health workers and carers for the future.
Category - Working for us
A provider of health care services in Cornwall is offering apprenticeships to its employees to encourage home-grown nurses, personal development and job opportunities, without the debt which frequently occurs whilst studying.
Marking the start of Stoptober, Phil Confue, Chief Executive of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), has signed the Trust up to the NHS’ ‘Smokefree Pledge’.
A health visitor has recently celebrated 50 years of working in the NHS. Margaret Morgan, who mainly works in the St Ives area of Penwith, began her nursing training at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. Margaret Morgan, who mainly works in the St Ives area of Penwith, began her nursing training at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.
The Staff CARE Awards were held at the Eden Project on Friday 3 November.
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.
Sally Ann (Sam) McDonald has left the Trust after a 40 year career working in the NHS across Cornwall. Although officially retiring last year, Sam returned to work part time for the Falls Team having been a team member for the last seven years.
A volunteer at Helston Community Hospital has recently been recognised for her outstanding contribution and dedication to the hospital.
Dr Karen Cocksedge of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been named Core Psychiatric Trainee of the Year 2016 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.