Information about Covid19:
Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Locality Commissioning in Cornwall

New Locality Commissioning Team

There was a Joint Provider Forum held on 29 October 2020 where an initial presentation was shared about the new Locality direction of travel for commissioning. 

Continue reading

There are summary contact details for the new Locality Commissioning Team. 

Events coming up

January/Februrary 2021 - Provider Led Review Training Webinars

Provider Led Review (PLR) registrations are now open.  Read more about it at the PLR information webpage.  PLR Webinars are being held on the following dates:

27 January 2021 11am – 12pm
27 January 2021 2pm – 3pm
28 January 2021 2pm – 3pm
29 January 2021 2pm – 3pm
02 February 2021 2pm – 3pm
04 February 2021 11am – 12pm


If you would like to take part, please provide names of staff with a preferred date to attend a webinar to  Please put 'PLR Webinar link request - attention Derek' in the subject line. Further dates will be arranged if required. 

February 2021 - Optimisation Workshops Round 3 

The dates of the next round of workshops are below. There will have more details on exact areas nominated by Wednesday 27 January. They will continue to be based on areas with high levels of priority unmet demand.

These ‘Round three’ workshops will have the following locality focus on the dates of:

Locality area

Planned Dates



Tuesday 2 February

11am – 12.30pm


Thursday 4 February


Tuesday 9 February


Thursday 11 February


Tuesday 16 February


Tuesday 23 February


Thursday 25 February


Tuesday 2 March

More information can be found at the Optimisation Workshop information webpage

Next Locality Provider Forums 

We are keen to hold more Locality Provider Forums soon to capture more of your views.  This is so that we can continue forming and shaping the wider agenda for each locality provider and commissioning partnership.   

Preliminary dates for the next Forums will be announced shortly.    

Past events

January 2021 - Optimisation Workshops Round 2 

Building on the successful work that took place during the Autumn of 2020 we are continuing to roll out further optimisation workshops. Four areas were initially chosen with the highest level of priority unmet home care packages. The first four workshops were via MS Teams 

  1. Thursday 14  January 2021 - 11.00 to 12.30pm: TR14 postcode
  2. Thursday 14  January 2021 - 2pm to 3.30pm: EX23 postcode
  3. Tuesday 19 January 2021 - 11.00 to 12.30pm: TR26/TR27 postcode
  4. Tuesday 19 January 2021 - 2pm to 3.30pm: TR1 postcode

A summary with successes and learnings from Round 2 will be available shortly. See more information and details on the Postcode Optimisation Workshop webpage

January 2020 - Collaborative Commissioning Action Plan Launch

Following the very positive series of meetings before Christmas with care home and home care providers a second meeting was held Friday 8 January. 

This meeting was to continue work on how we can together best respond to the next phases of the Covid Pandemic.  The meeting covered:  

  • Proposals for a coordinating group which can shape proposals going forward 
  • Dates and arrangements for the Capacity Matching workshops focussed on key target areas 
  • Opportunities for establishing block and collaborative contract arrangements  
  • Proposals to accelerate the roll out of Provider Review arrangements 

The slides from this meeting are now available. If you were not able to attend but want to be included in a coordinating group going forward, please email to  Please put 'Action Plan Coordinating Group' in the subject line and your best contact details in the email.

December 2020 - Urgent Home Care packages review

An extraordinary meeting on Wednesday 23 December 2020 was called with:

  • Home Care Providers
  • representatives from the health and care system

David Smith from Cornwall Partners in Care (CPIC) chaired the meeting with key contributions from Dylan Champion. CPIC meeting notes from this meeting.

December 2020 - First Locality Provider Forums

We would like to thank those Providers who were able to attend and contributed so actively to the first Localities Provider Forums.  This was held during the week commencing 7 December 2020. Good conversations were started which we are keen to explore in more detail with as many of you as possible.

View the December Forum slides.  

Themes identified included information on changes in Adult Social Care and Health including:

  • new appointments to the commissioning team
  • communications
  • working together
  • the Government mandated D2A pathway and what it means in Cornwall
  • Recruitment