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Category: Alert

IT systems not affected by cyber-attack

Added on May 15, 2017, in Alert - General News

Cornwall NHS has not been affected by the cyber-attack and our IT systems are operating normally. Patients should continue to come for their appointments as planned.

Patient Notification Excercise

Added on May 2, 2017, in Alert - Information Alerts

RCHT is one of three Trusts which have been asked by NHS England to contact patients treated by a doctor who has subsequently been diagnosed as HIV positive. This individual was involved in orthopaedic operations at the Royal Cornwall Hospital for a six month period between 2011 and 2012.

Norovirus: don’t let this party animal go viral

Added on December 21, 2016, in Alert - General News

With Christmas festivities getting into full swing local NHS experts are warning partygoers not to take any unwanted guests with them. There’s nothing norovirus likes more than group gatherings.

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.