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Treliske's A&E department faces high demand

Treliske's A&E department faces high demand

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 4:06pm 24th September 2019.

People in Cornwall are being urged to choose the right service as Treliske faces high demand.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is facing a really busy day in the A&E department.

Patients across the Duchy are being urged to call 111, which is available 24 hours a day, and to visit MIUs unless it is a real emergency.

You can check the latest waiting times for A&E here or scroll down to check where else you can go for treatment.

"Our Emergency Department is having a really busy day.

"If it's not urgent call 111 for advice. Don't forget the Minor Injury Units across the county.  

"See website for opening and up-to-the minute waiting times."

RCHT on Twitter

Where can you go instead?

Minor injury units

If you are not sure whether your injury is minor and can be treated in a minor injury unit, contact your local unit using the details below, or call NHS 111. 

  • Bodmin Community Hospital (01208 251577)
  • Camborne Redruth Community Hospital (01209 318010)
  • Falmouth Community Hospital (01326 430030)
  • Helston Community Hospital (01326 430205)
  • Launceston Community Hospital (01566 761030)
  • Liskeard Community Hospital (01579 373510)
  • Newquay Community Hospital (01637 834820)
  • St Austell Community Hospital (01726 873010)
  • St Mary's Community Hospital (01720 422392)
  • Stratton Community Hospital (01288 320101)

You can find more advice here.

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