Posts for Health

Stoptober – who will you quit for?

With ‘Stoptober’ just around the corner, smokers in Cornwall are being encouraged to join millions of others who are planning to quit. Cornwall Council’s Wellbeing and Public Health team is […]

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REFLECT at Bude Sea Pool

An exciting October weekend of sound, light, music and art will bring the local community, regional and international artists together to explore the connection between coastal living and wellbeing.   […]

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Workshops at Bude Castle

Wellbeing Workshop  Monday, 30 September 2019 from 14:00-16:00 Complementary therapies are natural, gentle and non-invasive treatments that are used to complement traditional medical treatments. ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Our Soothing the […]

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Men in Cornwall may be drinking too much …

From Cornwall Council: Many men are unaware that they are drinking too much and at a level that could be harmful. A new Wellbeing and Public Health campaign will give […]

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Cornwall pledges to become smoke free

From Cornwall Council: The Local Government Declaration of Tobacco Control to reduce the harm caused by smoking has been signed by leaders at Cornwall Council today (2 September) so that […]

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Stratton’s Community Treatment Centre ‘opens its doors’ to patients

As you all know, the minor injury unit at Stratton was temporarily closed overnight when the Trust was unable to recruit enough nurses to safely staff the unit. Now, an […]

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Mental health money committed to Cornwall

Hundreds of residents from Bude to Penzance are set to benefit from improved mental health support as Amber Rudd announces £100,000 funding for a life-changing project to keep people working. […]

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PM to visit SW hospital and urges vaccination as UK loses ‘measles-free’ status

Urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations will be set out by the Prime Minister today. Boris Johnson will visit a hospital in […]

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Help Stratton Primary get ‘on track’ to maintain their daily mile

Popped in to the impressive Stratton Primary School yesterday to find out more about their exciting scheme to install a track in the school grounds, for use by the children […]

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You can now anonymously report the sale of illegal tobacco in SW

From Cornwall Council: A new website has been launched which allows people to anonymously report the sale of illegal tobacco. The website has been launched by Trading Standards South West […]

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Kilk Clear Minds hits 900 followers

For anyone who has been ignoring mental health issues, a quick reminder from Kilk Clear Minds tells us that mental health matters and needs to be talked about rather than […]

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Connecting coastal living and wellbeing

From Exeter University: Two specially curated weekends of sound, light, music and art will unite local communities, regional and international artists to explore the connection between coastal living and wellbeing. […]

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SW NSPCC talks exam result stress

vThe anticipation of waiting for exam results can feel overwhelming for young people, and August can be a particularly difficult time. Students can struggle to cope during this time, with […]

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Money announced for Royal Cornwall Hospital

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust – £99.9 million to build a new Women’s and Children’s Hospital in the centre of the Royal Cornwall Hospital site in Truro. The Prime Minister […]

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Bude’s first Vegan Fair exceeds all expectations

It was an amazing day – Bude’s first Vegan Fair (N Cornwall) and the Parkhouse was buzzing in a way I haven’t seen for a long time. This ought to […]

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