Press Releases

Winter Pilot Scheme at Edward Hain  Community Hospital gets underway

EDWARD HAIN HOSPITAL – SERVING THE COMMUNITY ONCE AGAIN

Read all about the winter pilot scheme at Edward Hain Community Hospital. What are your experiences of the scheme . What are the long term plans ?
Locals must decide where extra  health funding is to be allocated

LOCAL PEOPLE MUST HAVE A SAY ON FUTURE NHS SPENDING

West Cornwall is to receive an extra £9.1 million in NHS funding . Locals must be consulted on priorities and influence how it is to be spent.
Patient stories improve health services.

Patient stories improve health services

The importance of raising a concern or a complaint about any healthcare treatment you have received cannot be overstated. Raising an issue improves treatments for you and other patients.

Lack of teamwork contributed to the death of little girl.

How a lack of teamwork at the Royal Cornwall Hospital contributed to the death of a little girl with autism.
New on our local hospitals. West Cornwall to be Urgent Treatment Centre.

NOVEMBER ARTICLE ON LOCAL HOSPITALS

West Cornwall Hospital to be " Urgent Care Centre". Growth of orthopaedics for St Michaels Hayle. Edward Hain debacle rumbles on.
Report on Local  Ambulance Services makes grim reading for South West

AMBULANCE SERVICE WOES LAID BARE

Report on Ambulances Services makes grim reading for the South West. Response times in Cornwall for 999 calls excessive compared with neighbours. Reports of long waits for ambulances for Treliske.
Dementia in Cornwall rising  higher than national average as services in Cornwall are reduced.

Lack of Dementia Care in Cornwall

West Cornwall HealthWatch's concerns on the lack of dementia care in Cornwall as number living with dementia constantly rise.
Peter Levin

Who’s in charge at Treliske? By Dr Peter Levin

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust update: With a new (interim) Chief Executive, could a change in culture be on the way
West Cornwall HealthWatch

Improved RCHT ED waiting times, good news or fake news?

A report from West Cornwall HealthWatch explaining how the 'improved' ED waiting times at Treliske are actually worse than before.
West Cornwall HealthWatch

Press release from WCHW about 4th March 2017 Day of Action

Press release from West Cornwall HealthWatch about the day of action on 4th March 2017, starting in St Just, followed by Penzance and Truro.

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