Daily Archives: 07/10/2016


Committee asks NHS to look again at GP practice plans

A committee is asking the NHS to revisit its proposals which might lead to the closure of a GP practice in Plymouth. A number of GP surgery contracts in Plymouth are up for renewal in March 2017. Plymouth City Council’s Wellbeing Select Committee met on Thursday 6 October 2016 to discuss proposals by NHS England […]


Plymouth shortlisted for national Dementia award

Plymouth has been shortlisted for the national Dementia Friendly Awards. For the past few years, Plymouth City Council has been working, along with other members of the Plymouth Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA), to make the city more dementia friendly. Initiatives include Dementia Friendly car parking spaces, Dementia awareness sessions for local businesses, and a Dementia […]


Parents views needed in SEND inspection

If you are the parent of a child or young person with special educational needs and disabilities then your views are needed. Next week is the start of the OfSTED and Care Quality Commission (CQC) joint inspection of how the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are assessed […]


Have you returned your electoral form?

We’re reminding residents to make sure their details are up-to-date and accurate on the electoral register. Around 118,000 household enquiry forms were posted to homes across the city in July as part of the annual voter registration canvass and reminders were sent out at the beginning of September. Around 80,000 forms have been returned so far. […]