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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.

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Wards closed at Royal Cornwall Hospital

There are currently 2 wards closed and 3 isolated bays closed at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

There are currently 2 wards closed and 3 isolated bays closed at the Royal Cornwall Hospital due to Norovirus. Around 20 routine operations have been postponed on weekdays. The majority of Day Cases are going ahead and surgery at St Michael’s and West Cornwall hospitals is unaffected.

Visitors are asked to ring the ward they intend to visit for advice before setting out.

Find out more about Norovirus.

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