Brainy Breakfasts, Alverton Hotel, Truro

Posted on December 15 2016

Breakfast dates

14 October 2016

07 November 2016

01 December 2016

W(h)ither the NHS: Challenging the models of The NHS and transforming patient care in Cornwall

Believe it or not it is nearly a year ago that the Duchy Health Charity presented Sir John Tooke’s Lecture W(h)ither the NHS at our President’s event in County Hall on 28 September 2015. Many of you came up with interesting ideas and thoughts that have been discussed throughout 2015-16 and have already informed decisions about patient care in Cornwall.\r

To this end we hosted three breakfast meetings this autumn at the Alverton Hotel in Truro, with the support and encouragement from local and government agencies.

We called the breakfast sessions ‘3 P’ because we looked at key issues around

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The aim was to agree what should be there, who should be there and the criteria for a ‘whole spectrum agency approach’ which includes mental health within the delivery.

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Each breakfast included between 30-40 guests and they were asked because they are seen as a key decision-makers in specific field of expertise.

The aim was to agree what should be there, who should be there and the criteria for a ‘whole spectrum agency approach’ which includes mental health within the delivery.

Each breakfast included between 30-40 guests and they were asked because they are seen as a key decision-makers in specific field of expertise.

Each breakfast included between 30-40 guests and they were asked because they are seen as a key decision-makers in specific field of expertise.img_1760Guests had to do homework; our website featured texts of Sir John Tooke’s Lecture, W(h)ither the NHS, Jim McKenna’s 2016 paper ‘Shaping the future of health and care in Cornwall’ and The King’s Fund paper, ‘Placed based systems for care.

‘In January 2017 we plan to publish the findings which will inform and inspire us to transform healthcare for all the people of our County.