Daily Archives: 08/11/2016


Plymouth City Council response to GP practice announcement

Health and social care commissioners in Plymouth will continue to work together to ensure that patients can access GP services, following the announcement that some GP surgery contracts in the city will not be renewed. Following a consultation, NHS England has confirmed that it will not be renewing GP contracts for the Cumberland, St Barnabas […]


Statement in response to the Royal Citadel announcement

In response to the news that the MoD is seeking to dispose of the Royal Citadel, Council Leader Ian Bowyer, said: “While we understand the need for the MOD to ensure its estate provides best value for the taxpayer we will obviously be very concerned to see that 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery remain in Plymouth. “We […]


Japanese media visit dementia-friendly Plymouth

Journalists from Japanese national newspaper Asahi Shimbun and a representative from the Asahi Social Welfare Organisation visited Plymouth to report back to Japan on the wide-ranging dementia-friendly initiatives in and around the city which have earned it an international reputation for world-leading dementia-friendliness. After meeting Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of Alzheimer’s Society on a visit […]