Care and support

Self care advice and links to helpful resources.

Cornwall health promotion

The Health Cornwall site provides much information on a variety of ways to keep healthy and is run by Cornwall Council. Visit for regular news updates, help with weight management, ... [continue] Cornwall health promotion

Diabetes Videos

As part of its on-going commitment to support the growing number of people across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with diabetes, NHS Kernow has made over 50 health information ... [continue] Diabetes Videos

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode in the NHS service locator widget on this page.

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number

Links to useful sites

National GP patient survey results 2022 First contact Physiotherapy Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Support Association (CLLSA). This link has been suggested by a patient who found the CLLSA invaluable in ... [continue] Links to useful sites


NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS app to: Get your ... [continue] NHS App

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z widget on this page.    

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS widget on this page for information and advice on healthy living.

NHS video library

There are lots of information and advice videos on the NHS YouTube channel. The service is provided to help you make choices about your health, from lifestyle decisions about things ... [continue] NHS video library

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 5th February, 2021
Date last updated: 5th July, 2023