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201011 | Covid-19: 24 new cases confirmed in Cornwall and a few fluctuations on the cluster map

The cluster map shows little change, with Lelant and Carbis bay joining the picture but the number of cases falling back on The Lizard

Covid-19: 24 new cases confirmed in Cornwall and a few fluctuations on the cluster map

Posted By Anne North on 11th October 2020

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201006 | Inpatient beds in Penwith doomed by ‘surreal’ report

Inpatient beds in Penwith doomed by ‘surreal’ report

200930 | Cornwall Covid Data latest

Daily lab-confirmed cases up to 29 September 2020

Cornwall Covid Data latest


200923 | Cornwall hospital trust merger would link Falmouth, Helston, Treliske

Cornwall hospital trust merger would link Falmouth, Helston, Treliske

By Richard Whitehouse Local Democracy Reporter
The Royal Cornwall Hospital (Image: Wikipedia) read more »

200916 | Frustration over 'farcical' and 'inadequate' COVID-19 testing in Cornwall

Frustration over 'farcical' and 'inadequate' COVID-19 testing in Cornwall

“We’ve heard cases of people being asked to travel miles out of Cornwall for a test, or having to wait more than a week for the results – neither of which is remotely acceptable"  read more »

200916 | 'Urgent changes' needed to Covid testing says council as some forced out of Cornwall

14th September

Cornwall coronavirus testing bad experience - contact council

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200916 | Cornwall and Devon GPs criticise 'inadequate' testing capacity as locals are offered tests in Aberdeen and Cardiff

Cornwall and Devon GPs criticise 'inadequate' testing capacity as locals are offered tests in Aberdeen and Cardiff

Dr Bruce Hughes and Dr Will Hynds said some people living in Cornwall and Devon have been offered tests at centres as far away as Cardiff and Aberdeen  read more »

200901 | What’s happening with healthcare in West Cornwall?

What’s happening with healthcare in West Cornwall?


You may have noticed that healthcare in our area (and across the UK) has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a summary of information provided to the Penwith Integrated Care Forum on 9th July, that may be useful.

Routine work (non-urgent) was stopped, but this is now in the process of being ‘switched back on’ in a safe way.

Most GP surgeries have moved to a telephone triage system, which means that people who contact them for help are called in the first instance to see if the problem can be dealt with over the phone, or using video consultation, or photos that are sent to the practice.
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200818 | NHS and social care need more than 'clap on doorstep' says West Cornwall health watchdog

NHS and social care need more than 'clap on doorstep' says West Cornwall health watchdog

West Cornwall Healthwatch believes the health and social care sector need more than 'a clap for carers' but true long-lasting investment.  read more »

200807 | Answering NHS Test and Trace calls is the key to keeping Cornwall Covid safe

Answering NHS Test and Trace calls is the key to keeping Cornwall Covid safe

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200807 | NHS properties: what we all need to know

NHS properties: what we all need to know

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200803 | Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rises in Cornwall

Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rises in Cornwall

Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rises in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:57am 3rd August 2020.

Written by Daniel Clark, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200803 | New lockdowns don’t affect tourists coming to Cornwall

New lockdowns don’t affect tourists coming to Cornwall

New lockdowns don’t affect tourists coming to Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:17am 3rd August 2020. (Updated at 12:32pm 3rd August 2020)

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter, and Sarah Yeoman. Photo: Stock image  read more »

200804 | Public health officials warn transfer of Covid-19 testing to private firm is a 'risk'

Public health officials warn transfer of Covid-19 testing to private firm is a 'risk'

Public health officials warn transfer of Covid-19 testing to private firm is a 'risk'

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:28am 4th August 2020.

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200731 | Plan to reopen venues and events scrapped by Boris Johnson with hours to spare

Latest coronavirus updates as plan to reopen venues and events scrapped by Boris Johnson with hours to spare

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