Tag Archives : NHS England


Thrive Plymouth Year 3 launch – Localising ‘One You’

Plymouth City Council will be launching Year 3 of Thrive Plymouth, the city’s ten year framework for improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities on Wednesday 16 November. Launched in 2014, the first year of Thrive Plymouth focused on workplace wellbeing, engaging with 22,000 employees represented by 35 of the city’s largest employers, while […]


Cabinet member calls for urgent meeting with NHS over GP surgery closure plans

Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet member for Health and Social Care is calling for an urgent meeting with NHS England over plans to close GP surgeries in Plymouth. Councillor Lynda Bowyer has asked to meet senior representatives of NHS England after GPs and residents raised concerns following a debate at the full council on Monday. She […]


Stoptober challenge for Plymouth as smoking rates continue to fall

Are you a smoker and could you give up smoking for a whole month? Next month is Stoptober and people across Plymouth are being urged to take the challenge to quit smoking throughout October. In Plymouth, smoking rates have fallen by almost 4% in the past four years, down to a rate where around 1 […]