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There is a national plan to improve the way people recieve urgent help and care, for conditions that are serious but not life threatening, such as broken bones, burns, sprains and strains. Cornwall will the first county to experience these changes, and three sites have been highlighted as key areas for new urgent care centres.
This plan has been shaped by research that was undertaken by PenCHORD, who provided evidence through mathematical geographical modelling to inform decisions about where to best locate care services.
The urgent care centres will be located in Bodmin, Truro and West Cornwall. Each centre will enhance and support...Read more
As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Devon, Cornwall and
Somerset, plus the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, PenCLAHRC
aims to work with healthcare professionals, policymakers and the
public to identify areas of research that reflect the real needs
and concerns of the health service in the South West. Highlighting
how this works in practice, we’ve brought together some of the work
we've carried out with the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
PenCLAHRC has undertaken several successful projects in collaboration with the Trust, with some now feeding into Cornwall's Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). Collaborative projects include integrating the...
PenCHORD Showcase Event, 2nd June 2015, 9.00am to 1.00pm
Training: “Modelling in Health and Social Care”
2nd June 2015, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
3rd June 2015, 9.00am to 4.30pm
All events to be held at The Knowledge Spa, Truro
The way in which we deliver care to patients develops over time, to encapsulate new technologies, new care techniques, changes in infrastructure and...Read more