Future of healthcare – Stratton Medical Centre

While I was in Liverpool, down in Bude last week there was a Liberal Democrats’ public meeting on the future of healthcare in the town. Some of you may have attended. There has been some confusion among the public over the Stratton Medical Centre situation, so at the meeting,  on […]

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New GP Contract for Rural North Cornwall

North Cornwall’s MP, Dan Rogerson, has welcomed today’s announcement that a not-for-profit organisation led by GPs will be running Cornwall’s new out-of-hours and weekend doctors services.   The new out-of-hours service will begin this summer and will be led by Devon Doctors, a GP-led social enterprise, and Kernow Health, a […]

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Protect the NHS in Kernow

Thanks to reader, Tracey, who sent me this information in the hope that someone locally may want to take up the mantle to support the NHS in Cornwall. CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) are being formed around the country to discourage privatisation of the NHS and to encourage local doctors to stand up to behind the scenes pressure from lobbying private healthcare companies. The idea is that 38 degrees members get together in an area as a group. It tells you here how to set up such a meeting. Is anyone game?

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