Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
Cornish winner for disabled entrepreneur prize, for the RoomMate, which gives an audio description of the placement of fixtures in disabled toilets, for visually impaired users.
The Care Quality Commission ‘State of Care’ annual report has been published, with a big-picture view of the social care and health sector in England.
Learn more about secondary breast cancer, when a breast cancer survivor experiences secondary cancers in other parts of the body, and the symptoms and risk factors of male breast cancer.
Harbour Housing celebrating a decade of using Naloxone to save the lives of those overdosing on opiates.
Health news: Parkinson’s disease and hospitals, military medical discharge, NHS wellbeing scheme, National inquiry into endometriosis, and changes around disability benefits and painkillers.
ROund-up of health-related news – the gender gap around heart attacks, vaping-related illnesses, wasted medication, melanoma survival rates improving and vaccinations.
Catch up on what’s been in the news around Universal Credit, Free TV licences and pension credit recently, with new guidance around housing benefits if you’re advising in that area.
Apps for children’s online wellbeing, and co-ordinating family carers, plus facebook and text fundraising, a new experiences raffle website, and wellbeing for charity comms staff.
Have your say on the NHS Shaping our Future plan for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Awareness raising for breast cancer, ADHD, dyslexia, baby loss, older people, mental health, black history, hospice care, and the menopause, plus stopping drinking or smoking and walking to school, all this month!
Funding opportunities with no dates, or distant dates – the new Comic Relief Community Fund and others with broad remits, and specifically around learning disabilities, and community spaces.
Catch up on disability news – the conversation around sexual health and domestic abuse, large print books for children, emotional support animals and disability friendly beauty brands.
Round-up of health-related news stories – the language around cancer, preventing and spotting skin cancer, a rise in asthma deaths, HIV, and Boots’ prescription delivery charges.
Updates and community drop-in events for the three sets of Integrated Community Services plans, around the local hospitals in Saltash, Fowey and St Ives.
Consultations from Cornwall Council, on Direct Payments, dogs on beaches, carers, day services, and the Launceston and Hayle area masterplans.
Sowenna, the new mental health unit for teens, is open in Bodmin, meaning that these young people can be treated near to home.
Four awards that are currently open, for charities, individuals, or unsung heroes in the NHS. Who could you nominate?
Recovery College is starting to offer wellbeing courses soon, in West Cornwall, with Cafe Chaos opening a cafe at their venue in Threemilestone.