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A range of services to help you if you are feeling under the weather

Added on 29 January 2020, in News - Choose well / General practice

Our hospitals are busy right now, please use the right health service to help us help you. Contact NHS 111 if you’re not sure where to go.

X-ray department at St Austell minor injuries unit open for longer

Added on 17 January 2020, in News - Choose well / General news

The X-ray department is now open late into the evening as part of measures to keep Truro emergency department free for those most in need.

Patients with minor injuries and ailments to be redirected to MIUs

Added on 31 December 2019, in News - Choose well / General news

With continued pressure on the emergency department, people coming with minor injuries and aliments will be redirected.

Stock your medicine cabinet while doing the Christmas shop

Added on 13 December 2019, in News - Choose well / General news

Add medicine cabinet essentials to your shopping basket to make sure you’re ready if illness or injury strikes this holiday.

Reminder to order your repeat prescriptions in time for Christmas

Added on 9 December 2019, in News - Choose well / General news

If you want to make sure you and your family enjoy Christmas then remember to order your repeat prescription in time for the holidays.

Help our NHS by planning for a safe and healthy October half term

Added on 18 October 2019, in News - Choose well / General news

There’s lots of help available for you and your family if you become unwell during the October half term, even if you’re on holiday here.

Pubs and clubs back longer opening hours of minor injury unit

Added on 23 August 2019, in News - Central Integrated Care Area / Choose well

Praise has been heaped on Newquay’s clubs and pubs for backing the extended opening hours of the town’s minor injury unit.

Pharmacists reveal the top summer ailments and injuries

Added on 22 August 2019, in News - Choose well / General news / Prescribing

Pharmacists have seen beachgoers turning up with rashes, insect bites, coughs and colds and pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis.

Get the right care during the May bank holidays

Added on 1 May 2019, in News - Choose well / General news

If you experience a minor injury or illness during the May bank holidays, make sure you chose the right health for your needs.

Let the garden grow

Added on 29 April 2019, in Blog - Blog / Choose well

Keen gardener Mandy Pell, pharmaceutical advisor for NHS Kernow, shares her top tips for treating minor sprains and strains.