An open letter about the lack of community beds in West Cornwall following the closure of Poltair Community Hospital
Choose and Book the health appointment where you want it in Cornwall
Small really IS beautiful, local IS better, and the wholesale centralisation of services is NOT the answer.
The decision unanimously approved by the Board of NHS Kernow last week.
A well-attended West Cornwall HealthWatch Annual General Meeting was held last Friday, 28th March.
It is now even more vital that people take an active part in the consultation exercise which is about to begin.
This week West Cornwall HealthWatch has launched a poster campaign, entitled "Your NHS needs YOU!"
We are all aware of pressures on beds both at Treliske and West Cornwall Hospitals, resulting in ambulance queues, trolley waits, and the cancellation of planned operations.
West Cornwall HealthWatch has growing concerns for the future of NHS services in the county, which are increasingly under threat from the “Any Qualified Provider” legislation.