Royal Cornwall Hospital 'needs improvement'

A new Care Quality Commission says incomplete paperwork on some wards means patients are being "placed at risk of not receiving the care they needed."

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Cancelled operation 'devastating' for patient

A former patient at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro has told ITV News she felt devastated after her bowel operation was cancelled at short notice.

Lynne Young was admitted for surgery in November last year, but the operation was cancelled at the last minute due to a shortage of beds.

The hospital has been criticised in a report by the Care Quality Commission today for failing to tackle the problem. Lynne Young gave her reaction to our reporter Kathy Wardle:-


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