Tag Archives: NHS

Councillors welcome collaborative work to oversee Better Care Fund

Devon County Councillors are to undertake a fact finding mission in order to get a better understanding as to why so many people remain in hospital when there’s no clinical reason for them to be there.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments
Stay well this Christmas

Stay Well this Winter

Make sure you’re well prepared over the Christmas period to deal with any bouts of illness, and know where to go and what to do.

Posted on: 16 December 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New contract to boost personal care market

Devon County Council and its local NHS partners are set to give a vital boost to personal care services across the county

Posted on: 6 April 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon NHS publishes ‘Case for Change’

Today sees the publication of a Case for Change document that sets out the key issues and challenges facing the NHS in Northern, Eastern and Western (NEW) Devon

Posted on: 11 February 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Agencies raise awareness of the Mental Capacity Act

Care agencies are raising awareness of the Mental Capacity Act, following concerns from a House of Lords select committee that too few people are aware of it or understand it

Posted on: 5 February 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Defend yourself against flu this Winter

Devon residents vulnerable to the effects of flu are being encouraged to get their free flu vaccination.

Posted on: 15 October 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing