Duchy Health Charity

Cornwall’s leading grant giving health charity for the promotion of health and wellbeing
and the prevention of sickness in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly

Founders of healthcare and wellbeing related initiatives
can apply for grants to help reach their objectives

Duchy Health Charity Award for Excellence 2023

On Wednesday 21 February, one of our Associates, Tim Guy, attended the University of Exeter Prizes and Awards evening and gave the Duchy Health Charity Award for Excellence to Rhiannon Spannaus, 4th year BA student at the University’s Faculty for Health & Life Sciences.  This award is for an exemplary student studying for a medical […]

Mary Grigg Award: Duchy Health Charity Enablement Awards

A student of the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has become the first recipient of our new Mary Grigg ‘enablement award’ and received a cheque for £500.00. The name of the student is, of course, confidential but we were thrilled to have this note from her: ‘I just wanted to email to express my thanks […]

Duchy Health Charity Awards 2022

In December 2021 we reported on the University of Exeter’s Peninsula Medical School award to Emily Nicholson, and showed a photograph of her being presented with a certificate and cheque for £500, little knowing that and official ceremony would be taking place at St Mellion International Resort in 2022. At last, after two years’ postponement […]

Duchy Health Charity Awards 2021

Inspiration… Motivation… Graduation We are very happy to announce the first of our Medical Awards for 2021 after a year of being unable to give out our awards because of the Covid pandemic. The University of Exeter’s staff on the BMBS Course chose Emily Nicholson as the very worthy recipient of a student training award […]

Memories of a full life committed to her beloved Cornwall

MEMORIES OF A FULL LIFE COMMITTED TO HER BELOVED CORNWALL A much loved and dedicated Duchy Health Charity Trustee, Mary Grigg, sadly passed away on 30 December 2018, after a short illness, leaving behind her devoted husband, Russell, as well as lasting  memories for all of those fortunate to have known her as colleague or […]

‘…a rose by any other name’ – our winning Mother!

‘…A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME’ – OUR WINNING MOTHER! ‘Mother Rose’ wins top accolade at the Cornwall Volunteer Awards 2018 Duchy Health Charity sponsors the ‘Health Volunteer’ Award and at the Eden Project on Friday 16 November three nominees were presented: Caitlin Dean, Chair of Pregnancy Sickness Support described how they use a website,  social media […]

Believing in yourself

BELIEVING IN YOURSELF Our Charity is always excited when the awards season comes round again and it is with particular pleasure that we have been able to support the Exeter Medical School’s Prizes and Awards again in 2018. It was an honour and pleasure for Trustee representative, Tim Guy, to attend the ceremony held in […]

2018 Duchy Health Charity Nursing Award: Nadine Stephens

2018 DUCHY HEALTH CHARITY NURSING AWARD: NADINE STEPHENS The Duchy Health Charity is proud to be associated with Truro & Penwith College in presenting the award for the greatest sustained effort in the Access to Nursing Course. Here are the words that Cheryl Mewton, Assistant Principal & Director of Studies, said about  Nadine: ‘Undertaking an Access […]

The Duchy Health Charity’s prize was this year was awarded to Jonathan Abeles

THE DUCHY HEALTH CHARITY’S PRIZE WAS THIS YEAR WAS AWARDED TO JONATHAN ABELES Duchy Health Charity and University praise Jonathan Abeles at the Eden Project Awards Ceremony in November 2017 Our thanks to our Trustee Antoinette Wilcox for this report  The Duchy Health Charity’s prize was this year was awarded to Jonathan Abeles, the highest achieving […]

The Season of Awards

THE SEASON OF AWARDS July sees the end of course celebrations and graduation ceremonies across the land and we are pleased to announce the winner of our first award presented on Friday 8 July 2017 to an outstanding student at Truro College. At the Autumn board meeting 2015 the Trustees decided to set funds aside […]

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