Penzance hospital is temporarily closed

All the beds at a hospital in west Cornwall are being temporarily closed because of staff shortages. The decision affects 10 'in-patient' beds at Poltair Hospital, near Penzance.

Staff will be redeployed to hospitals in Helston and St Ives, while outpatient clinics at Poltair will continue as normal.

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Poltair Hospital Closure

Poltair Hospital is closed because of staff shortages but there are calls to reopen it to solve problems at The Royal Cornwall Hospital.