Category: Alerts

Do you need urgent NHS care in Cornwall? Then contact NHS 111

Added on July 8, 2020, in Alerts - Alerts

A new system is being introduced for people in Cornwall who need urgent – but not emergency – NHS care.

Audiology Drop off Service

Added on June 3, 2020, in Alerts - Alerts / Patient Care

Audiology is not currently operating its ‘normal’ drop in service to staff, or to the general public. We are currently offering support by telephone or post, however if you have difficulties with your hearing aid please contact us to discuss (01872) 253747/253787

Coronavirus: latest information and advice

Added on March 13, 2020, in Alerts - Alerts

Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms.

As our hospitals get busier, #HelpUsHelpYou this winter

Added on January 30, 2020, in Alerts - Alerts

Don’t forget, there are a range of services available to help you if you’re feeling under the weather.

Patients with minor injuries and ailments to be redirected to Minor Injury Units

Added on December 30, 2019, in Alerts - Alerts

With continued pressure on Truro’s Emergency Department, people coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital with minor injuries and aliments will be redirected to alternative services until after the New Year holiday.

Local NHS calls on residents and visitors to ChooseWell

Added on July 12, 2019, in Alerts - Alerts

With attendances at Truro’s emergency department showing signs of building again today, health leaders and clinicians are urging residents and visitors to continue to support local hospitals by using alternative services wherever possible.

Statement: Independent Report – Coco Rose Bradford

Added on October 26, 2018, in Alerts - General News

RCHT Chief Executive, Kate Shields said: “We have today formally received an Independent Report into the care and treatment of Coco Rose Bradford. We have fully accepted the report’s findings and will report our progress against every one of its recommendations publicly at our Trust Board. Coco was a 6 year old little girl who […]

Ditch the bank holiday emergency department jam

Added on August 23, 2018, in Alerts - Alerts

People are being asked to choose the right services and look out for elderly family and friends in a bid to prevent a repeat of the summer surge on the emergency department caused by the July heatwave.

School’s out – minors are in!

Added on July 19, 2018, in Alerts - General News

The school holidays are only just starting to get into full swing …

National Breast Screening Programme

Added on May 8, 2018, in Alerts - General News

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE) have highlighted an issue with the NHS Breast Screening Programme, which has led to some women not being invited for their final screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. A number of IT improvements and changes to processes have now been made to the screening invitation system and the issue has now been fixed.