Top priority to minimise risk of Norovirus spreading

Due to the combination of high levels of emergency admissions, cases of Norovirus and delays in discharging some patients, RCHT is using its major incident plan to work with health and social care colleagues to manage the current demand on hospital and community services.One of the top priorities is to minimise the risk of the spread of Nororvirus in our hospitals.

– Chief operating officer at RCHT, Jo Gibbs

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'Major Incident Plan' at RCHT

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has launched a major incident plan to deal with high levels of emergency admissions, and a norovirus outbreak.