Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has launched a major incident plan to deal with high levels of emergency admissions, and a norovirus outbreak.
Two wards have been closed at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, and as many as twenty routine operations a day are being postponed.
The trust is advising non-emergency patients to ring before coming to its hospitals.
More top news
A couple from Exeter have been banned from owning dogs for 10 years after failing to properly treat their pet's skin condition.
We've been rounding up some of your Christmas light displays. Take a look at this festive bunch.
Visit Cornwall has revealed the 20 top images shared via its Instagram account. Have a look at some of the beautiful photographs: