We are asking our local community to only use the Emergency Department in a genuine emergency to avoid overcrowding. We have a wide range of services that can support people in the community including pharmacies, GPs, Minor Injury Units, the Urgent Care Centre in Penzance which is open 24/7 and you can always call NHS 111 for help and advice.
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.
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.