Category Archives : Lynda Bowyer – Health and Adult Social Care


New Report traces changes in public health in Plymouth over the past 70 years

The new Director of Public Health Annual Report which is published by Plymouth City Council today (Tuesday 9 August) looks at the changes in health in Plymouth over the past 70 years. The report from Professor Kelechi Nnoaham is based roughly around the themes of the five ‘giant evils’ identified by Sir William Beveridge in […]


Easy Read Public Health Annual Report launched

An easy-read version of Plymouth’s Public Health Annual Report is now available. Designed for people with learning disabilities, the report includes highlights of what Plymouth City Council and its partners will be doing to help improve local people’s health. The report sets out the Thrive Plymouth programme, which is our ten year plan to improve […]


Pioneering hub to keep Efford and Laira folk healthier

A pioneering health and wellbeing hub could be on the cards for people living in Efford and Laira. People may be able to access a wider range of health and wellbeing advice and support in one place under exciting new plans being unveiled for Douglass House this week. Pathfields Practice is teaming up with the […]


Carers Hub and local community come together for Carers Week (6-12 June) 2016

Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign which takes place to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers. It is also a time of intensive local activity with thousands of events planned for carers across the UK. A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a […]