Truro GP locality
The Truro GP locality covers Truro, some rural outlying settlements and Perranporth
The Truro GP locality mainly urban with some rural outlying settlements and includes Perranporth, which is a coastal town popular with tourists. The locality comprises of three practices and their approximately 39,000 patients. For more information, go to the locality's GP surgeries page.
The GP Lead for Truro GP locality is Dr Andy May.
There is a no community hospital in Truro, however community outpatient services are provided at Truro Health Park. These services include community dentistry and podiatry. The main general hospital for Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, is based in Treliske, Truro.
The Truro locality is part of a wider group called Carrick Commissioning Consortia. The Consortia covers the Coastal Cluster, Truro and Falmouth and Penryn.
The Carrick Consortia has been an established group of GP practices for at least 20 years and comprises GP and practice manager representatives from each surgery. This consortia is committed to achieving the best use of local health resources and achieving as much care as possible as near to the patient’s home as possible.
The two Truro practices are Primary Care Home sites (Three Spires and Lander Medical Centre). Their main focus is around developing a social prescribing model for their patients.
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