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.
New awards announced to celebrate those who make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of others – closing in January, so think about who you could nominate!
NHS and Social Care ideas sharing platform Ask Cornwall has opened for a soft launch, looking for 200 members from patient and voluntary and public sector communities. Could you do it?
CRCC has grants closing soon for health and wellbeing projects – get your skates on!
As part of Cornwall’s Suicide Prevention Strategy, focus groups are looking at ‘mental health safety plans’. Can you help provide input into what these could look like?
Find out more about Primary Care Networks, the new way of organising care (health, social care & voluntary sector provision) in local areas.
Health news: new drugs for cystic fibrosis and Alzheimer’s, clinical trials of medical cannabis, deaths from liver cancer, post-term pregnancy risk, measles, and a mental health book.
Cornwall Council have launched a new webpage & leaflet offering ‘helping hand’ information, under various categories. Feedback welcomed.
Winter is coming – find out more about flu vaccinations, gritting, keeping warm and well, and free energy advice sessions for your group.
Might you be interested in free peer-to-peer leadership development for the health & wellbeing voluntary sector? #cascadingleadership
Disability news roundup – accessibility for transport, events and shopping, violent hate crime, dyslexia and #JustAskDontGrab
Have your say on the NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group draft mental health strategy – by 21 November.
Download the Cornwall Christmas Charity catalogue here, and give a gift to a good cause, rather than a scarf that will never be worn! 20 charities represented, across the County.
Days, weeks and months in November – with various health conditions, Trustees, Anti-bullying, alcohol awareness and road safety in the spotlight,
Flu vaccinations – coming to a GP surgery near you soon. Make sure you get yours if you’re eligible, and encourage others to do the same.
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.