General news

Friendship at your fingertips with new app

Added on 22 July 2020, in News - General news / General practice

A newly developed app is helping to connect socially isolated patients with online workshops and support groups.

Do you need urgent NHS care in Cornwall?

Added on 8 July 2020, in News - Choose well / General news

There’s a new way of accessing urgent care in Cornwall, to make sure everyone stays as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make the right choice for health care as lockdown eases

Added on 3 July 2020, in News - Choose well / General news

Have fun, stay safe and if you need health care, please use the most appropriate service as it gears up for a very busy weekend.

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Added on 23 June 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

The UK Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme.

Vital role of Devon and Cornwall’s NHS laboratories in fighting COVID-19

Added on 11 June 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

The pivotal role of our hospital laboratories in tackling COVID-19 is being highlighted on 11 June 2020 as part of Biomedical Science Day.

Free online parenting courses launched

Added on 9 June 2020, in News - Children and young people / General news

The courses provide information about pregnancy and birth, brain development and the physical and emotional development of your baby.

Be alert to Test and Trace potential scam

Added on 4 June 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

People are being advised to be on the lookout for possible scams related to the Test and Trace service, which launched on 28 May 2020.

COVID-19 antibody testing begins

Added on 4 June 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

Healthcare staff in Cornwall and Devon will be among the first in the peninsula to be tested to see if they have had COVID-19.

Healthwatch Cornwall launches coronavirus survey

Added on 3 June 2020, in News - Coronavirus / General news

Healthwatch Cornwall would like to know how services are working for you and for those you care for or support.