May 2020

New free mental health telephone service launches

Added on 29 May 2020, in News - General news / Mental health

A new dedicated 24/7 mental health telephone service for anyone worried about their mental health is now available.

Government launches NHS Test and Trace service

Added on 27 May 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

The new NHS Test and Trace service will launch tomorrow (Thursday 28 May) across England, the government announced.

Late May bank holiday health services

Added on 21 May 2020, in News - Choose well / General news

Ahead of the late May bank holiday, we are asking you to visit community pharmacies if you require treatment for minor ailments or advice.

Cervical screening scam warning

Added on 18 May 2020, in Alerts - Alerts

Public Health England has advised of a scam involving a text message being sent purporting to be from their call and recall service.

Act FAST when stroke strikes

Added on 14 May 2020, in News - General news / Long term conditions

If you think you or a loved one has symptoms of the killer condition don’t put off seeking help because of coronavirus. Act FAST.

Don’t wait until it’s too late

Added on 4 May 2020, in News - Cancer / General news

Doctors in Cornwall are concerned that people with cancer symptoms are not coming forward due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Continue to get your vaccinations to prevent disease

Added on 2 May 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

The NHS is urging people across the south west to continue getting their regular immunisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

GPs and pharmacies open over the May bank holiday

Added on 1 May 2020, in News - Choose well / General news

People who need a GP appointment are asked to contact their surgery either by telephone or online contact forms on the practice’s website.

Further urgent dental care centres

Added on 1 May 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

Further centres have opened, to improve coverage and reduce journey time for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.