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Our performance at a glance

Livewell Southwest constantly monitors the services it provides to ensure we are delivering the right care and support to people, at the right time, and in the right place. We have used this information to produce a simple snapshot of our performance which is...

Our performance at a glance
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Keeping healthy in the cold weather

Cold weather can be bad for your health, particularly for vulnerable groups like the elderly and people with long term health conditions. As the temperatures plummet, it's important to look after yourself, and keep an eye on neighbours who might need some extra...

Keeping healthy in the cold weather
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Have your say on access to GP appointments

People in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay are being invited to share their thoughts about how access to GP appointments can be further improved. The improving access to general practice service was launched in October 2018, and the NHS in Devon is keen to find out...

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No Noro for Christmas

Don’t give norovirus to your loved ones in care homes and hospitals this Christmas. No-one wants a vomiting bug as a Christmas present, but each winter many people unintentionally bring norovirus into hospitals and care home when visiting loved ones. Public Health...

No Noro for Christmas
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National recognition for Plymouth social workers

Plymouth social workers are celebrating after their work to help vulnerable adults and young people was recognised in the profession’s national awards. Cheri Pearson, who works for Livewell Southwest, received the Silver Award in the UK Social Worker of the Year...

National recognition for Plymouth social workers