Covid 19 update – support for renters, and with energy bills, for vulnerable children as schools close, free mobile access to NHS info, and a National Emergencies Trust appeal has launched.
Covid-19 news – What’s the latest, Charity Commission deadline delay, request for sector support from government & emergency appeals, what’s closed and what’s open,
Specific advice for the charity sector around dealing with Coronavirus.
Improved support for veterans – the new Office for Veterans’ Affairs, a strategy, a railcard, and guaranteed interviews for civil service jobs, with more innovations to come.
Healthwatch Cornwall has launched Ask Cornwall, a digital platform for the people of Cornwall to join in conversations around health and social care.
Health news – a condition that causes sudden blindness in older women, often going un-diagnosed, Bude Hygiene Bank, and the extensive NHS Health App library.
Cornwall Council has approved a budget that will improve social care provision, as well as climate change plans, rural transport, and waste, and introduce a Real Living Wage for Council staff.
Where to find the most up-to-date, accurate and trustworthy advice and information around the Coronavirus.
£3m of new National Lottery money available for cross-sector collaboration on local health and wellbeing projects. Voluntary organisations invited to apply…
March awareness raising: Cancer and other health conditions, Fair Trade, inequality, debt, family safety, St Piran, World Book Day, women, stopping smoking, forests, single parents, and more!
Four government consultations around women’s experiences of endometriosis, mental health tribunal reforms, freeports (ie economic regeneration proposals) and embryo storage.
A new position has been announced, a joint leader for adult social care, public health and health commissioning, to be shared between Cornwall Council and KCCG.
The Food Standards Agency has issued a deadline for manufacturers to register products containing CBD, and initial guidance to consumers regarding safe amounts.
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…