Know “Where is best?” for your half term health needs

Cornwall’s NHS is urging people to consider “Where is best?” if they are ill or injured this half term, with health and care services remaining busy. People can also help by supporting a loved one to leave hospital.

Extra GP appointments helping to keep people at home and out of hospital this winter

New primary care hubs are providing extra appointments across Cornwall this winter for people needing urgent care for minor illness, to ease demand on GP teams.

The numbers that could save your life; NHS urges blood pressure checks

It causes two thirds of strokes and almost half of all heart attacks, more than 6 million people across the UK have it and many are not aware. Yet it is one of the most preventable and treatable conditions.

Fresh ‘Choose Well’ plea ahead of busiest bank holiday of the year

Cornwall’s NHS is still urging people to ‘Choose Well’ this summer, as our health and care services brace for the busiest bank holiday of the year.

‘Choose the right service this summer’: New video to help ease the pressures on Cornwall’s NHS

We have released a new film that features some of our iconic landmarks and beauty spots to help people choose the best service for their needs. The message from clinicians and patients is simple: Choose Well this summer!

Urgent appeal from Cornwall’s NHS ahead of busy bank holidays

Our health and care leaders are asking people for their help ahead of three busy bank holidays and further industrial […]

The different pathways of care available to patients this Easter. These are self-care, NHS 111, pharmacy, your own GP or dentist, and minor injury unit or urgent treatment centre. 999 and the emergency department are for life-threatening emergencies only.

Cornwall’s NHS braced for “significant pressure” this Easter

People in Cornwall are being urged to choose health and care services wisely, as the NHS prepares for a busy Easter and more industrial action. While the NHS is working hard to prioritise resources to protect emergency treatment, we need your help to make sure that care is available to those who need it the most.

You can Help Us Help You, say local NHS

Cornwall’s NHS is making an important plea for everyone to ‘help us help you’ by choosing sensibly when it comes to selecting its services.

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