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Practical advice for parents whose child has norovirus

Added on November 25, 2016, in Alert - Information Alerts

It’s that time of year when norovirus is laying babies and children low with sickness and diarrhoea. The virus has some other unpleasant symptoms including stomach cramps, a temperature, headache and aching limbs.

Hospitals ask visitors to help minimise spread of Norovirus

Added on November 6, 2016, in Alert - Information Alerts

Relatives and carers are being asked to help reduce the risk of spreading Norovirus by phoning wards before visiting the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, and West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance.

Junior Doctors’ Strike – 26 & 27 April 2016

Added on April 22, 2016, in News - Information Alerts

Our clinical teams have worked together to ensure we are well-prepared to safely care for all of our patients during the strike action.

Local health leaders plea ahead of industrial action and Bank Holiday

Added on April 21, 2016, in News - Information Alerts

People in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to use local healthcare services wisely and think about the best place for treatment and care with the two-day junior doctors’ strike and Bank Holiday looming.

Hospitals on black bed status

Added on March 3, 2016, in News - Information Alerts

Staff at RCHT are asking the public to ‘Choose Well’ as emergency services see a surge in demand.

Rise in attendances prompts call to Choose Well

Added on February 25, 2016, in News - Information Alerts

At the same time the first cases of Norovirus having been brought into hospital this year have been confirmed at West Cornwall Hospital.