Who we are

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) is the only foundation Trust in Cornwall and employs approximately 4000 staff across the region. CFT was previously a mental health, learning disabilities and children’s services provider; in addition to this, in April 2016 CFT became the provider of adult community services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The services we provide are:

  • Adult Community Health Services
  • Children and Young Peoples’ Services
  • Community Mental Health Services
  • Inpatient Mental Health Services
  • Complex Care and Dementia Services
  • Learning Disability Services

We have a reputation we are proud of having been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission inspectors in 2015.

We are passionate about Delivering High Quality Care, and our trust objectives and values convey the qualities our leaders and staff feel best describe CFT and underpin the care we provide.

Trust Objectives

  • To deliver high quality, safe and accessible services.
  • To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality patient care.
  • To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound
    into the future.
  • To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and patient needs and expectations.
  • To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our patients.

Trust Values

We are committed to excellence in everything we do. We are working together as one team to meet patients’ needs. We are facing the future, to continuously improve our performance and meet demand.

Organisational Leaders

Chair and Chief Executive

Dr Barbara Vann
Phil Confue
Chief Executive Officer







Executive Directors

Julie Dawson
Chief Operating Officer
Deputy Chief Executive
Ellen Wilkinson
Medical Director
Sharon Linter
Director of Quality and
Governance/ Executive Nurse








Sally May
Director of Finance,
Performance and Information
Adrienne Murphy
Director of Human
Resources and
Organisational Development
Tamsyn Anderson
Director of Primary Care











Non-Executive Directors


Yvonne Stephens
Vice Chair
Steve Watkins
Non Executive Director
Neville Witham
Senior Independent Director








Margaret Schwarz
Non Executive Director
Gareth Jones
Non Executive Director
David Harland
Non Executive Director







Adrian Davis
Non Executive Director



Associate Non-Executive Directors

Rob Sneyd
Associate Non-Executive Director
Mark Duddridge
Associate Non-Executive Director









Where you will find us

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of mental health and physical health services to children and adults across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The location of all of our Community Hospitals and Services can be found at www.cornwallft.nhs.uk