Plymouth is to become a major trauma centre, specialising in treating people with life-threatening injuries.
It'll be part of a national network of hospitals, which will have to meet an agreed standard of trauma care. It's estimated this model could save an extra six hundred lives a year.
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After a weekend of heavy rain and high winds, the West Country has been told to brace for another bout of bad weather.
The Environment Agency has issued its highest flood warning for Portreath - saying that lives are at risk in the area.
A weekend of bad weather is due to hit the South West from today (6 February). The Met Office and Environment Agency have issued warnings.