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220714 | NHS in worst state in 74 years thanks to Tory management, says former Lib Dem MP

NHS in worst state in 74 years thanks to Tory management, says former Lib Dem MP

26 ambulances were again spotted queuing outside ED at Treliske this week  read more »

220719 | Woman's 'life saved' by driving to London instead of waiting hours in Cornwall ambulance

Woman's 'life saved' by driving to London instead of waiting hours in Cornwall ambulance

The retired GP believes she was seen faster than if she waited in an ambulance outside of Royal Cornwall Hospital  read more »

220301 | UK overrules scientific advice lift ban on bee-harming pesticide, Eustice not "rule out completely risk to bees"

To minimise risks to bees, George Eustice says that farmers will be forbidden from growing flowering plants for 32 months after the sugar beet crop.
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220211 | Will banned bee-killing pesticides become the new norm? | Secretary of State ignoring expert advice

Will banned bee-killing pesticides become the new norm?

Friday 11 February 2022
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220505 | Prices at 'value brand' Tory minister's family farm shop dwarf supermarket rates George Eustice is 'trustee of family'

Prices at 'value brand' Tory minister's family farm shop dwarf supermarket rates

George Eustice is a 'trustee of a family discretionary will trust which owns shares' in a Cornish fruit and veg farm - which sells products at higher rates than supermarkets  read more »

220412 | Cornwall residents and visitors urged take Covid seriously as free testing ends 'Don’t pretend Covid has disappeared'

‘Don’t pretend Covid has disappeared!’ This is the message to Cornwall’s residents and visitors ahead of the busy Easter break.

People are also reminded that all Covid-19 testing sites are now closed as part of the Government’s Living with Covid strategy and move to end free testing for the general population.

Some people – including those living and working in health and care settings – will still have access to free tests but the majority will have the option of purchasing them. More information on this will be available on the Government website.

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220416 | 'Keep your masks on' visitors told | As tourists head West for Easter, health chiefs issue Covid warning

‘Keep your masks on’ visitors told

As tourists head West for Easter, health chiefs issue Covid warning

PUBLIC health experts in Cornwall yesterday urged visitors to wear face masks and keep their distance in crowded places, as warm Easter weather saw crowds flock to the Westcountry.  read more »

220330 | People need to remain vigilant about Covid, experts warning, as free universal testing for the virus ends in England

Covid: Record 4908900 people have the virus in UK

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220330 | Covid: Record 4.9 million people have the virus in UK | Cornwall 141% more cases than England average

Covid: Record 4908900 people have the virus in UK

 

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2203286 | Cases of COVID-19 at highest rate ever in Cornwall | Cornwall Council

Cases of COVID-19 at highest rate ever in Cornwall

Residents are being warned to take extra precautions to stop the spread of covid-19 as case rates in Cornwall hit an all-time high.

On Tuesday, March 22 cases hit the record high of 1,322 per 100,000 a rate which also makes Cornwall the second highest area for cases in England.  read more »

211229 | Two Million current cases reached | 2,079,155 people are currently predicted to have symptomatic COVID in the UK

2,079,155 people are currently predicted to have symptomatic COVID in the UK

211115 | Million cases reached | 1,017,465 people are currently predicted to have symptomatic COVID in the UK

1,017,465 people are currently predicted to have symptomatic COVID in the UK

210820 | Petition asking for second general hospital with A&E department in Cornwall; needs 100,000 signatures Parliament debate

Government to respond to petition asking for second general hospital with A&E department in Cornwall

If it reaches 100,000 signatures it will be considered for debate in Parliament  read more »

210821 | Boardmasters: At least 56 Covid cases linked to Cornwall festival in Swansea Bay alone

Boardmasters: At least 56 Covid cases linked to Cornwall festival in Swansea Bay alone

A growing number of parents and young people have taken to social media to report that they contracted coronavirus after attending Boardmasters  read more »

210821 | Cornwall has gone purple again after the case rate rose further, putting it into a new category

21st August

Covid case figures for Newquay, Falmouth and in Cornwall on map

Latest case figures for Newquay, Falmouth and other towns as map rises to purple

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210819 | Cornwall’s NHS SOS, Reaction as ‘ongoing extreme surge in demand’ will see operations postponed again

“The army has been brought in to support our ambulance service. Care payments have replaced care packages to support patients discharged from hospitals. Minor injury Units closed just when demand for Emergency services are greatest. And now essential outpatient, day-case and surgical services at Penzance and Hayle hospitals have been cut to urgently create medical wards, whilst more routine NHS services are purchased from profit-making companies.  read more »

210819 | Letter from health leaders as hospitals in Cornwall at breaking point

18th August

Letter from health leaders as hospitals in Cornwall at breaking point

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210819 | Covid cases rises in Cornwall on cluster map centre and west

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Covid cases rises in Cornwall on cluster map centre and west

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210815 | Cornwall residents and visitors urged to remain vigilant as self-isolation rules change

Cornwall residents and visitors urged to remain vigilant as self-isolation rules change

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210815 | Parts of Cornwall see substantial case increases amid a 46 per cent rise overall

15th August

Parts of Cornwall see substantial case increases amid a 46 per cent rise overall

Parts of Cornwall with biggest Covid cases rises on cluster map

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