Tag Archives : Plymouth Community Healthcare


Council approves radical 5 year one system one budget for health and care

The next step in Plymouth’s radical approach to health and care services has been given the greenlight by one of the main partners. Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet has agreed the Integrated Commissioning Strategies for the next five years, which join together the Council and NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Clinical Commissioning Group (NEW Devon CCG)’s […]


Electoral registration campaign sees surge in Plymouth voters

A campaign to increase the number of voters in Plymouth has been deemed a success by a national body and shortlisted for a national award. The Electoral Commission has published a report praising Plymouth City Council’s individual electoral registration campaign in the run up to the 2015 local and general election. The Council worked in […]


Pop into 1st Stop on No Smoking Day for information on how to quit

Plymouth residents wanting support to quit smoking can pop into Plymouth City Council’s 1st Stop in New George Street on No Smoking Day, Wednesday 11 March. As part of Spring into March Week, run in partnership between Plymouth Community Healthcare’s Livewell team and Plymouth City Council, stop smoking advisors will be on hand on No […]


Council Cabinet approves £462million joint health and social care budget in Plymouth

Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet has now approved the joining up of health and social care services which includes the pooling of a budget worth £462m. The decision follows approval from the Governing Body of Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (NEW Devon CCG) last week and means the final hurdle has now been […]


Spring into March with free health checks at 1st Stop

Fancy getting a free health MOT while sorting out your council tax or benefits? Livewell and Plymouth City Council have teamed up to bring you Spring into March, a week of free NHS health checks, information and advice for local people. From Monday 9 March to Saturday 14 March, members of PCH’s Livewell team will […]


Jump into January Launch

Local people are invited to attend an event which kicks off a month of health and wellbeing activities. Jump Into January will launch at Plymouth’s Central Library on Saturday 10 January from 10am to 2pm. This is Plymouth City Council’s Libraries Service’s first month-long programme of health and wellbeing events to kick start the New […]


Improving alcohol awareness in Plymouth

As we mark Alcohol Awareness Week (17-23 November 2014) a range of initiatives are taking place across Plymouth to address problem drinking. Partners across Plymouth have signed up to a five year (2013-18) Strategic Alcohol Plan and one year into the scheme there is great progress being made. Plymouth City Council, Devon and Cornwall Police, […]