Home / Health & Social Care / Rolling news / Cornwall’s new “Kennally Care” health system wants to set its own standards with “self-regulation” Cornwall’s new “Kennally Care” health system wants to set its own standards with “self-regulation” Posted By theboss on 6th August 2018 6th August 2018 By Anne North Cornwall’s health chiefs, long plagued by a series of severely critical reports from assorted watchdogs, have come up with what they believe is an… To view the rest of this article, please subscribe to Cornwall Reports Related Posts Cornwall's health campaigners meet next Friday in bid to slow Kennally Care NHS takeover23rd February 2018By Graham SmithHealth campaigners trying to delay Cornwall Council’s takeover of the NHS… Labour's Ben Bradshaw tells Cornwall to embrace the "Accountable" approach to health and social care11th January 2018By Graham SmithFormer Labour health minister Ben Bradshaw has intervened in the row… Cornwall's pioneering Telehealth system to be scrapped25th July 2017By Peter TremayneCornwall’s Telehealthcare system is to be scrapped. The project, announced to… EXCLUSIVE: It's already hiring time at Cornwall's ACO - and it has nothing to do with health1st January 2018By Graham SmithCornwall’s Accountable Care Organisation, due to take over from the National… This article has 5 comments I understand that the more money the consultants saved, the more they were paid. These people don’t deserve to sleep at night!!! Rumour has it that they will gain £4 million if they are successful in saving £70 million from the adult social care budget. I read all this with increasing despair. As retired nurse, I know that nursing, medicine, surgery, physiotherapy and other health practices are complex mixtures of science, art, humanity and sheer common sense. These bureaucrats are turning it into something corporate, impersonal, inhumane and they have no bloody idea how a healthcare system should work and wouldn’t know a patient if they fell over one. Add to that the chance that Virgin, Boots or other tax dodging, incompetent, uncaring business could get to cherry pick the ‘easy’ bits then I suggest we all keep ourselves very healthy and look out for our vulnerable citizens, because our beloved NHS is about to be trashed. I agree the whole concept of Person Centred care will be lost if our healthcare ends up in the hands of civil servants. CC just recently commissioned consultants to advise on how to save money on adult social care and were advised to cut 50 front line jobs! If they are commissioning and taking this sort of advice they are not fit to run a bath, let alone our health service. I had thought Professor Ted Baker and his team of highly experienced health professionals were going to hand-hold Cornwall through improvements. Now it seems like a civil servant, with no experience in healthcare and a record of dodgy decision making whilst heading a ever more bankrupt council is heading towards undertaking that role on a self regulated basis. Fills me full of confidence (NOT). Comments are closed.