Useful telephone numbers

NHS 111

Please dial 111 if you require medical advice Out of Hours - click on the logo for more information
                                              

Surgeries/Hospitals

Morrab Surgery Penzance
Prescription Hotline
01736 363866
01736 352370
West Cornwall Hospital Penzance 01736 874000
RCH (Treliske) Truro 01872 250000
Falmouth Hospital Falmouth 01326 434700
Camborne/Redruth Community Hospital Redruth 01209 881688
Trengweath Redruth 01209 881909
St Michael's Hospital Hayle 01736 753234
Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group St Austell 01726 627800
Bellair Health Office Penzance 01736 575506

Nurses

Midwives 01736 874180
Midwives on call 24 hours
01872 258000
District Nurses Bellair Clinic Alverton Terrace, Penzance
01736 755756

Services

Social Services Adult Care & Support - Cornwall Council
Children, Schools & Families
Website: www.cornwall.gov.uk
0300 1234 131
0300 1234 101
Palliative Care Nursing Services Truro
01872 354383
The Duchy Hospital Truro 01872 226100
Freshfields Service Truro 01872 241952
Alcoholics Anonymous Camborne
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
01209 719200
0845 769 7555
Addaction 020 7251 5860
Relate St Austell 01726 74007
Age Concern Truro
Age UK Website: www.ageuk.org.uk
01872 279693
0800 169 6565
Citizens' Advice Bureau
Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk
0844 499 4188
The Samaritans Truro 01872 277277
TAP (Transport Access Patients)
Provides an inexpensive car service for patients who might have difficulty getting to the surgery or hospital
01872 223388
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency- DVLA www.dft.gov.uk/dvla/medical.aspx
National Osteoporosis Society
www.theros.org.uk
0845 450 0230
Crohn's and Colitis UK
www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk
0845 130 2233
Arthritis Research UK www.arthritisresearchuk.org
Stroke Association 
www.stroke.org.uk
01872 277277
The Willow Centre (Truro Health Park) Devon & Cornwall SARC
If you are over 16 years of age there is now a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) which is an independent service that can operate 24/7 to assist all victims of rape and sexual assault.  The SARC is a local partnership between the police, health services and voluntary organisations set up to focus on your immediate support needs.
01872 272059
www.sarccornwall.co.uk
Police 0990 777444

Mental Health Crisis Services

During normal hours (Mon-Fri 8.30-5.30) via: 
  • your GP Surgery 
  • your Care Co-Ordinator or duty staff member of the Community Mental Health team (CMHT).  Telephone Bodmin Hospital on 01208 251300 
  • NHS Direct on 0845 4647 where there is advice available 24 hours a day.  
Out of normal working hours, advice and support can be obtained via: 
  • Nightlink on 0808 800 0306 
  • Home Treatment Team between 5.15pm and 8.45pm on 0845 230 2902 
  • Samaritans are available 24 hours a day on 08457 90 90

 
Cornwall Mental Health Project   This is an independent organisation, which works to support, promote and protect the rights of people with mental health problems.
Website: www.cornwallrcc.org.uk
01872 2343532
Carers & Service Users Leaflet Line (CASULL) Offering access to printed information on mental health and related issues including the Cornwall Mental Health Directory 01762 823515
Email: CASULL.rclp@googlemail.com

Pharmacies

Boots 3 Stewarts Buildings, Morrab Road, Penzance 01736 367588
Boots 3 Alverton Street, Penzance 01736 362130
Boots 100-102 Market Jew Street, Penzance 01736 361246
Newlyn Pharmacy 5 The Strand, Newlyn 01736 362324
Ramsay Pharmacy Ltd 42 Fore Street, St Just 01736 788440
Morrab Pharmacy 2 Morrab Road, Penzance 01736 332008