Home / Bodmin local news / Bude / Camborne / Camelford local news / Caradon area local news / China Clay area local news / Cornwall Gateway / Falmouth & Penryn local news / Fowey & Lostwithiel / Hayle and St Ives / Health & Social Care / Helston & South Kerrier / Illogan & Redruth local nes / Launceston local news / Newquay & St Columb local news / Politics / Pool / Rolling news / St Agnes & Perranporth local news / St Austell & Mevagissey / St Blazey / Truro & Roseland local news / Wadebridge and Padstow / West Penwith local news / GPs to the rescue? Will your local doctor take the place of your nearest Minor Injury Unit? GPs to the rescue? Will your local doctor take the place of your nearest Minor Injury Unit? Posted By theboss on 1st February 2018 1st February 2018 By Graham Smith More than two dozen GP surgeries in Cornwall, which provide an “enhanced” service to treat minor injuries, are to be reviewed as part of… To view the rest of this article, please subscribe to Cornwall Reports Related Posts Named - the ten Minor Injury Units in Cornwall due to close under Accountable Care3rd January 2018By Graham SmithCornwall’s network of minor injury units are under imminent threat of… Could Falmouth keep its Minor Injury Unit? New report sheds insights into how health and council bosses are planning the "Kennally Care" future of Cornwall's community hospitals18th January 2018By Graham SmithFurther details have emerged of what Cornwall’s local hospitals could look… Cornwall remembers13th November 2017Thousands of people across Cornwall have observed Remembrance Day memorial services. Towns and… Cornwall's foodbanks braced for arrival of Universal Credit30th October 2017By Julia PenhaligonThousands of people in Cornwall are bracing themselves for the introduction… This article has 2 comments Pingback: The secret jigsaw: how the NHS is Shaping Our Future into a Cornwall of winners and losers, depending on the “Property Asset Scorecard” – North Cornwall Labour Party There is absolutely no way that Launceston Medical Centre (GP Practice) could cope with any more patients if we lost our Minor Injuries Unit at Launceston Hospital. For the last 5 years, the Practice Manager has been negotiating the expansion of the GP premises to cope with the growing number of patients from the new developments around Launceston. The staff are working like beavers to cope with the added work load. If Launceston Hospital lost a full 24/7 MIU service, we would be at breaking point. This does not make sense and I am sure that other communities are facing the same dilemma. Comments are closed.