Want to Make a Difference?

EPIC has been amazed by how many creative ideas for using technology in health & care have been shared by the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – we have collected up these ideas and would love to help bring…

Who is Behind EPIC – Part 4 – Katie

by Katie Edwards – Recruitment and Engagement Research Assistant, EPIC What is your focus within the EPIC project? I focus on making sure that EPIC engages with all the right people and that our network of collaborators is as diverse…

The Story of Pepper the Robot

By Gabriel Aguiar Noury  From Hugh Town to Launceston. From the English channel to the Celtic Sea. More than 4000 miles following Cornwall’s rugged coastline. In an EPIC car promoting an EPIC cause; embracing innovation. If you have seen our stand or attended…

Who is behind EPIC? Part 3 – Anita

By Anita O’Connor I am the project administrator and I joined the project 6 months after it began. I look after the expenditure of the project, making sure that everything is recorded and in an ERDF compliant fashion. I work…

Social Prescribing – What is it?

By Dr Deborah Shenton. There are some very academic explanations to explain what social prescribing is – and is not, but as a very quick explanation it is what could be termed a ‘non-medical prescription’ for people who need more…

Who is Behind EPIC? Part 2 – Deborah

By Dr Deborah Shenton, Commissioning and Evaluation of eHealth and Social Care What is your focus within the EPIC project? My focus in the EPIC project is to explore how we can encourage sustainability of the small projects we are supporting, so…

Who is behind EPIC?

By Kirsty Marrs – New marketing and events post holder As a team we are excitedly working on new marketing materials, which includes new leaflets, all new photography and our fab new-look newsletter. We can’t wait to share these with…

WHAT HAPPENED AT THE EPIC WORKSHOPS

  In September 2017 the EPIC project held 8 workshops stretching across Cornwall – from Falmouth to Wadebridge from Ludgvan to Liskeard. The workshops attracted nearly 300 people from a diverse background of patients, carers, health and social care workers,…