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Palliative and end of life care over winter 2023-2024

Personalised care planning, advanced care planning and treatment escalation plans are vital to ensuring that patients get the right care, at the right time, in the right place, by the right person.

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth’s end of life urgent care team pilot service into Cornwall 

Plans are underway across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to offer more health and care services from people’s home and supported in local communities this winter as per peoples’ wishes.  

Winter well-being event for Cornwall’s deaf and hearing loss community

Deaf people and people with hearing loss in Cornwall are invited to attend a winter well-being event this January to have vaccinations (if eligible), health checks and get health advice as well as give their views on NHS services.

Help Cornwall’s NHS stop the spread of winter viruses

We are seeing a rise in cases of norovirus, flu and COVID-19 in Cornwall, and our NHS is asking for your help to stop the spread.

Keep Flu, Coughs, and Colds at bay this winter

With a rise in the number of people with flu in winter, NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly are promoting some simple tips to keep the flu, coughs, and colds at bay and help people stay healthy and well.

Monthly message from NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Integrated Care Board, December 2023

Our Integrated Care Board has held its latest monthly meeting (Thursday 14th December), where local health and care services leaders are updated and make decisions that support the delivery of NHS priorities for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Strep A – what every parent needs to know

Article providing information on what is strep A, how can you spot it in your child and when should you seek medical help.

Collaborative working across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly health, care and community services wins regional award

Cornwall’s proud voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) working together with NHS, health and care providers were celebrated at last night’s (Tuesday 12 December) South West Integrated Personalised Care Awards 2023.

Keep your kids well this winter

As winter begins, coughs, colds and tummy bugs in children are on the rise. However, getting ill isn’t inevitable. There is lots you can do to help prevent winter bugs.  If your little ones are unwell, there is support available.

Peter Pan stars share winter health advice in NHS Advent Calendar

With winter upon us and the panto season about to begin, the stars of Peter Pan, currently showing in the Hall for Cornwall have been sharing their winter wellbeing tips for looking after poorly Lost Boys or dealing with injuries from sword fighting with pirates.

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