Cornwall’s main hospital on ‘black alert’ with five hour waits and shortage of doctors or beds

Full Story at CornwallLive 30 December 2017

Cornwall’s main hospital at Treliske will remain on black alert for days to come as patients report delays of up to five hours in A and E, health chiefs have warned.

Patients arriving at A&E from Penzance to Bodmin have had to endure long waits as the emergency department is bursting at the seams.

For the second day in a row, there are reports of ambulances queuing outside A and E and waiting times of up to five hours.