Morning light at Fistral Beach in Cornwall.

A unique contribution

Iain Chorlton

In July 2015, Cornwall was the first rural authority to sign a devolution deal. So what has happened in the subsequent 18 months? Have our ambitions been realised? And does devolution remain a key enabler for the future of health and social care in Cornwall? Every place has a claim to being unique, and this…

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Winning hearts and minds

Richard Vize

Health and council leaders need to work harder to get the public involved, writes Richard Vize The NHS has always struggled to find the right relationship with patients and the public. Clinicians and managers know that listening to local communities and service users helps them to understand what matters and identify ways the system can…

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Scotland, the Union, and Brexit: What now for Scotland?

Central Hall, Jesus at the Heart, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP

The Auditorium, Jesus at the Heart, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP The UK has decided to leave the EU while the majority of the Scottish electorate voted to remain. This half-day conference in Edinburgh will consider what this decision...

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Localism and the NHS

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 18.30-20.00 | Grand Committee Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA The balance between national, local and frontline control in determining access to healthcare is a critical issue for the NHS. People usually...