Press Releases

DO WE REALLY HAVE ENOUGH HOSPITAL BEDS IN CORNWALL ?

There’s an interesting controversy going on in Cornwall. NHS Kernow, the clinical commissioning group, says we have too many hospital beds, while the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, which runs Treliske and the other acute hospitals in the county, says more are needed. They can’t both be right. But they can both be wrong!

Cornwall’s new Integrated Care System: what we are hoping for.

The go-ahead has been given for setting up an ‘integrated care system’ for Cornwall. We wait and see how things will develop and take a look at recent history.

WAX IN YOUR EARS?

For those who are affected ear wax is a significant problem; they have depended on their local GP practice to treat them when required, and they are now in limbo.

DECEPTION OR INEPTITUDE?

Disappointing , frustrating and misleading. The new 28 bed ' step down ' facility for Penzance only announced in November will not happen.

Open Letter to Local MP's from West Cornwall HealthWatch

West Cornwall HealthWatch welcomes the government’s commitment to boosting the test and trace system with an additional investment of £100bn. However........

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