An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 experience domestic abuse each year. Often workplaces are the only safe place for victims, offering hope of escaping abuse if the signs are spotted – or if employees feel able to disclose abuse to colleagues.
Congratulations to midwives Amy Keates and Jessica Parker who won an Integration Innovation award at this year’s national Black and Minority Ethnic Health & Care Awards for their work with the Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership and TravellerSpace Charity to set up a midwifery service tailored for the traveller community in St Day.
Feedback from patients in the latest survey of emergency and urgent care services shows our team at West Cornwall Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre is doing well when it comes to allaying patient’s fears and anxieties.
If you or a member of your family experience a minor injury or illness during the October half term holiday, don’t spend your time waiting in the emergency department – there are lots of different ways that you can access advice, support and treatments from the NHS.