Posts for Health

New play area to be unveiled at Summerleaze

Bude-Stratton Town Council is taking over ownership of the Summerleaze and Crooklets beach play areas on a long-term lease with Cornwall Council. This is great news, as it means both […]

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Primary children targeted by gangs to peddle drugs

From Cornwall Council: Children as young as 7 are being exploited by brutal county lines drug dealers in the UK, according to a new report from the Children’s Society.  The charity […]

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Free healthy lifestyles course, Bude

The course details are as follows: Venue – The Parkhouse Centre, Bude. Day  – Wednesday Times –    6.00 – 7.30pm. Dates – 17th July – 18th September (10 weeks). Delivered by – […]

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Stratton MIU update

Apologies for the lateness of this report. I was away last week with very limited internet but have been catching up on the good news about Stratton MIU. It seems […]

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Children’s Mental Health Matters in North Cornwall

Since the beginning of 2019, over 700 children and adults in Bude, North Cornwall have experienced the magic of a Relax Kids Class / Workshop with Sophie. The classes empower […]

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New app to save lives in the SW

Lives could be saved this summer thanks to a new system being used by South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT). SWASFT has recently adopted the three-word global address […]

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Bude Community Network Panel Meeting re Stratton MIU

Bude Community Network Panel Date: Monday 8th July 2019 Start Time: 7.00pm Finish Time: 9.00pm Location: The Ivor Potter Hall, Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LD Around 7.30pm, the […]

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Changes afoot for Stratton MIU?

Cornwall Reports, which has a very reasonable paywall, so I won’t ruin things for them by telling you everything here, has indicated that Stratton MIU could open on a 24-hour […]

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Technology enabled care may help tackle loneliness in Cornwall

As we all know, living in Bude and the surrounding area is quite isolating for many people, especially those who struggle to get out due to age-related health issues and […]

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The vital role of community first responders …

From South Western Ambulance Trust:   South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is celebrating the fantastic vital work of its selfless volunteers across the region who help people […]

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NSPCC schools service volunteers required in Cornwall

This Volunteers Week, the NSPCC is appealing for more volunteers in Cornwall, to help teach primary school children about the different types of abuse. The children’s charity funds a Schools […]

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Digital x-ray equipment for Stratton Hospital

An exciting programme of investment is bringing digital x-ray equipment to Stratton, St Austell and Bodmin hospitals over the coming year. Digital x-ray equipment is modern efficient imaging technology that […]

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Bude couple support children’s air ambulance initiative

A couple from Bude, North Cornwall are urging parents in the area to support a new initiative to raise money for the Children’s Air Ambulance – Great Britain’s only dedicated […]

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Launceston 999 operator creates super shoes for children with cancer

  A South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) 999 Call Handler is volunteering her time and creative skills to put smiles on the faces of very sick children. […]

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