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Coronavirus COVID-19: In line with national guidance the surgery is no longer accepting requests for face-to-face consultation without a prior on the day telephone call with a clinician. Please phone to book a telephone call. 

TRIAL OF NEW APPOINTMENT & TELEPHONE TRIAGE SYSTEM

Dear patients, Please be advised we have started to trial a new appointment structure and telephone triage system:  with phone lines open from 08:10 hours in the morning from Monday to Thursday and from 08:30 hours on Fridays. 

OTHER INFORMATION

If you are over 40 years old and have not had a Blood Pressure check within the last 5 years, please book an appointment with our healthcare assistant. 

Minor Injury Units are based at Camborne/ Redruth Hospital.

Camborne/Redruth Community Hospital has a Minor injuries and Illness Service.  It is open from 8am to 10pm,  seven days a week, including bank holidays. You do not need to book an appointment  to use the the Minor Injuries and Illness Service and parking is free.

There are x-ray facilities available at Camborne/Redruth Hospital.  To access the x-ray service you will need to be referred by your doctor who will provide you with a signed x-ray appointment card and advise you to telephone the x-ray department to book an appointment for your x-ray.  Appointments can be booked between 9am to 8pm, Monday to Friday; and noon to 6pm Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays. 

The West Cornwall Urgent Care Centre based at West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance offers a Nurse Led Service  cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  and treats the following conditions:

1. Minor Burns, scalds and injuries.

2. Simple fractures (legs, arms, ankles and wrists). 3. Cuts which require stitching.

4. Chest and urinary infections.

5. Minor falls.

Call NHS 111 for non-emergency health advice (click 'Call 111' blue triangle at the bottom of the page) 

or in case of an emergency 999.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Out of Hours
Call 'NHS 111' on 111.

Appointments
The practice strives to meet the needs of all patients. All consultations are by appointment. We offer a mix of appointments, some bookable two weeks in advance, some available 48 hours and 24 hours in advance and we also have appointments available on the day.

We also offer an Improved Access Extended Hours Service especially for patients who are unable to attend during our normal surgery opening times.  Appointments with a Doctor, Health Care Assistant or Practice Nurse are available on Saturday mornings at Connor Downs by rota.  All Saturday appointments must be booked in advance by telephone or in person during our normal opening hours.

Home Visits
Where possible please try to come to the surgery. If you know you are going to need a visit please telephone in the morning. You will be asked to give a short explanation of the problem so that the doctor can be notified and decide how urgent your request is.

The Dressing Clinic at Camborne and Redruth Community Hospital is a nurse led service providing wound management for the North Kerrier GP population.

Please contact the CRCH reception on

01209 318000 if you are unsure if you are eligible to attend.

DRESSING CLINIC PROCEDURES FOR THE OUTPATIENTS DEPARTMENT AT CRCH
PROCEDURES/WOUNDS WE ARE ABLE TO TREATPROCEDURES/WOUNDS WE ARE UNABLE TO TREAT
AbcessesBlood thinning injections
AbrasionsChest drains - eg Pleurex
Any post-operative surgical wound (including wound checks)Continence/equipment assessments
BlistersEye drops
BurnsLymphoedema bandaging
Cavity woundsSkin conditions
Clip/staple removalSurgical drains/Nephrostomy ongoing care
Compression TherapyUrinary catheters
Dehisced woundsVascular Access Device dressings
Incisions 
Infected wounds 
Lacerations 
Larval therapy 
Leg ulcers - venous, arterial or mixed aetiology 
Negative Pressure Therapy (VAC/PICO or equivalent) 
Pilonidal/Perianal sinusses 
Pressure damage - which has resulted in an open wound. Please note - we are unable to offer continence or equipment assessments. 
Puncture wounds 
Skin grafts 
Steri-strip removal 
Suture removal 
Trauma wounds 
  
  
  

Camborne Reduth Community Hospital Contact Information

Tel: 01209 318000 

Address:  

Barncoose, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3ER

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