Funding opportunities for disadvantaged children, and for disadvantaged communities, plus to help people realise their sporting ambitions, and the Comic Relief Community Fund.
Older people and mental ill health – GPs urged to prescribe more talking therapies, and older people need to ‘ditch the stiff upper lip’!
More schools than ever are buying in mental health support for their pupils, and 80% of pupils supported by the Community and Hospital Education Service have mental health needs.
Consultations – HeadStart Legacy Fund, Cornwall Council’s adult mental health plan and clean air strategy, the Youth Voice Census and TV licences. Please participate and share. Deadlines imminent.
Got ideas for projects that will benefit women and girls in Cornwall? Cornwall Women’s Fund has opened for its first founding round!
A busy month of awareness days, including around health, LGBT+, sexual abuse, hearing, volunteering, Fairtrade, dignity in care, safer internet, and random acts of kindness.
CQC has published survey results around community mental health care, children and young people’s care, and maternity care. Find out how Cornwall is doing…
Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation merging, and Royal British Legion cutting services.
Health news – a new provider for the C-Card scheme, a pilot of telemedicine in care homes, and a campaign to encourage take-up of the MMR vaccine plus positive news around HPV.
Women in the news – birth rate changes and challenges, domestic abuse, This Girl Can overcoming taboos in sport, and hi-tech work culture impacting families.
Support services for people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression, including talking therapies, will transfer to Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust from 1 April 2020.
Access, the Foundation for Social Investment, is rolling out its funding programme to charities and social enterprises working in mental health & equality, homelessness and youth.
From April, hospitals will be expected to begin offering free or reduced parking to certain categories of visitors, eg. blue badge holders and frequent visitors.
Awareness raising for January – Veganuary, Dry January, plus Cervical cancer prevention week, Big energy saving week, Chinese New Year, Holocaust Memorial Day, young carers, leprosy and Brew Monday.
Helplines – for domestic abuse, the Samaritans, for child sexual abuse, online grief counselling, and to notify if you’re concerned about a rough sleeper.
How to make sure your views are heard around the local hospitals in Saltash, Penwith and Fowey, with apologies for the general election limiting events.
Public Health England has launched Every Mind Matters, a mental health resource, to help everyone make small changes to feel better and healthier every day.
Here are 4 very niche consultations open at the moment – suicide prevention in middle aged men, illegal encampments, heat network metering & billing, and child friendly food packaging.
Choose Well, the NHS’s campaign to encourage people to go to their pharmacist or GP, visit a Minor Injury Unit, or call NHS 111, instead of calling 999 or going to A&E.