Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Cornish Hosital Closes to Admissions

news-health.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

1:55pm 16th December 2011

A Cornish hospital stops admitting patients.

Poltair in St Austell says it is facing a serious shortage of qualified nurses.

Bosses are still treating people already on the wards, but say rumours the site could shut are making it hard to find new staff.

In a statement, health bosses said: "Senior management is working with local staff to resume a normal service as soon as possible. In the short-term we are looking at block booking a number of staff from both contingent workforce and agency until such time as staffing levels return to normal. However, from past experience we know that this is not sustainable because of the need to maintain continuity of care."

1:55pm 16th December 2011

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
rugby

Cornish Pirates face 'must-win' clash

They welcome Doncaster to Penzance

william mead

WATCH: Grieving Cornish mum hosts sepsis service

Melissa Mead wants parents to know the signs

Most read
lelant rescue 5

VIDEO: Man airlifted after plunging from cliffs

Rescue crews were called to coastline near Lelant

golitha falls

UPDATE: Man found dead in Cornish woodland

Police not treating the death as suspicious

Top articles

BREAKING: Rescue helicopter lands after crash

Cornwall News: The main road to St Just was reportedly closed

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Talks on forming new Northern Ireland government break down

National News: Negotiations on the establishment of a new power-sharing government in Northern Ireland have broken down.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and mother Debbie Reynolds remembered

Showbiz News: The lives of Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and her actress mother Debbie Reynolds have been celebrated at a public memorial.

Mosul's humanitarian crisis as important as battle for city

World News: For the past 14 years, Iraq has lurched from one multi-ethnic, multi-religious conflict to another.

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

Sports News: Sebastian Vettel has beaten Lewis Hamilton in the first race of the Formula One season in Australia.

Newer article

Crash Near Bude

Cornwall News: One person is airlifted to hospital after a collision

Older article

Wild Weather

Cornwall News: Flood alerts as severe weather warning for Cornwall is stood down

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.