Pharmacists can arrange an emergency supply of medicines if you forget to renew your prescription or bring your medication on holiday, even if you don’t live in Cornwall.
You can also order a prescription online. Find out more about ordering a prescription online.
If you’re on holiday in Cornwall and need to see a doctor, please contact your own GP practice. Practices up and down the country are offering video appointments which mean we can see patients safely and quickly during the pandemic.
Around half the people who die at the coast slip, trip or fall into the water. If you see someone in trouble, call 999 or 112 and ask for the coastguard.
When you’re heading to a beach, visit a life guarded beach. On a life guarded beach there are trained professionals to help keep you safe. They’ll be on hand if something goes wrong, in or out of the water.
If you spot someone in trouble and have something that floats or they can hold onto throw it to them. Don’t enter the water – too many people die trying to save others.
If you’ve been drinking alcohol, keep safe and don’t go in the water.
For more beach safety advice visit www.beachwise.uk.
The coasts of Cornwall are beautiful and wild – and there to be explored. Coastal walking is a very safe activity most of the time, but it’s important to be aware of the risks.
If you’re in trouble, call 999 or 112 and ask for the coastguard.
Sunburn can ruin your holiday and increase the risk of skin cancer in later life. So please, keep safe this summer and follow the five S’s of sun safety.