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

Eden Conference 2021

The twice postponed conference, due to Covid-19, on challenges around the introduction of Social Prescribing in Cornwall and now, the new Integrated Care System(ICS), became the focus of GP’s, Health Managers and representatives from the Voluntary Sector on Friday 1 October at the Eden Project. Here we cover the main speaker’s talks and questions put […]

Progressing our postponed conference: Latest News

Progressing our postponed conference: Latest News Thank you to the following for helping us with research for our webinars: Contributors: Dr Stewart Smith, GP, St Austell PracticeDr Michael Dixon, National Clinical Lead for Social Prescribing, GP, Chairman of the College of MedicineProfessor Catherine Leyshon, Associate Professor of Human Biology, University of ExeterLuke Bennett, Partner at PKF Francis Clark, specialist […]

Webinar 2 Finding Normal – Key-note Speakers’ talks in full

Webinar – Finding Normal – Key-note Speakers’ talks in full Webinar 2 held on 21 May 2021 Finding Normal – Food for thought and some great contributions to help us all develop the themes and discussions for our major event on 1 October 2021 at the Eden Project. Learn about issues around Social Prescribing, post-Covid, […]

BBC Spotlight appearance hits the spot

BBC SPOTLIGHT APPEARANCE HITS THE ‘SPOT’. Our Trustee, Carol O’Brien, put out an appeal for Cornwall’s charities, suffering because of Covid -19, to approach us for support to help them through the present crisis. Within 2 days our Grants Committee had 18 requests and committed over £55k. To adhere to our criteria for provide funding […]

How we struck gold! World premier: ‘Changing the Script’

HOW WE STRUCK GOLD! WORLD PREMIER: ‘CHANGING THE SCRIPT’ A preview of our film commissioned to highlight Cornwall’s new Social Prescribing initiative was shown to the ‘actors’ and post production teams across county at the Plaza Truro on 1 February 2020. Doctors, paients and Surgery team members saw themselves for the first time ‘up big’ […]


SOCIAL PRESCRIBING: PROFIT FOR PATIENTS & PRACTICES CONFERENCE DUCHY HEALTH CHARITY ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE POSTPONED CONFERENCE SOCIAL PRESCRIBING: PROFIT FOR PATIENTS AND PRACTICES will now take place on Friday 27 March 2020 at the Eden Project’s conference centre An enhanced format, supported and endorsed by NHS England, will highlight the launch of the film Changing the […]

By Royal Invitation

BY ROYAL INVITATION Seven trustees were invited to the Prince of Wales’s 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration in the gardens of Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 22 May 2018. We joined military organisations and over 420 Charities for a joyous day, one of London’s warmest this year to recognise, amongst others, our own patron’s interest in the work […]

Why not head to one of Cornwall’s big secrets – we have!

WHY NOT HEAD TO ONE OF CORNWALL’S BIG SECRETS – WE HAVE! The Charity has awarded £10k towards a new programme at BF Adventure called ‘Head-out’  – for outdoor activities aimed at supporting young people with their mental wellbeing in an amazing natural environment that inspires, challenges and motivates people, to develop their life skills and to […]

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