Invitation to learn more about current temporary overnight closure of Stratton Hospital Minor Injury Unit

Residents in Bude and the surrounding parishes are invited along to an extraordinary meeting of Bude Community Network Panel next week.

The meeting will take place at 7pm on Thursday 14 February in the Main Hall of Bude Parkhouse Centre at Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LD.

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The session will provide an opportunity to hear an update on the current temporary overnight closure of Stratton Hospital Minor Injuries Unit.

Tamsyn Anderson, Director of Primary Care at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, will give the update.

Cornwall Councillor Nicky Chopak, Chair of Bude Community Network Panel, said: “Everyone is welcome to come along and find out what’s happening with the current temporary overnight closure of Stratton Hospital.

“You'll be able to ask questions and give your views, so please take the opportunity to come along."

The extraordinary meeting is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

Bude Community Network Panel meets several times a year to discuss matters that affect the local area and to progress these by working in partnership with Cornwall Council and its partners, including town and parish councils, the voluntary and community sector, and the police and health services. 

The Panel’s priorities include health, public transport, asset and service devolution, affordable housing, highways, traffic and parking issues.

Bude Community Network Panel includes all four Cornwall Councillors for the area and representatives of the 11 town and parish councils in the community network: Bude-Stratton, Jacobstow, Kilkhampton, Launcells, Marhamchurch, Morwenstow, North Tamerton, Poundstock, St. Gennys, Week St. Mary and Whitstone.

Following next week’s meeting, the next meeting of Bude Community Network Panel will be on April 8 at Bude Parkhouse Centre.  

For more information about Bude Community Network Panel meetings please ring 01579 341482 or email Zoe.Bernard-John@cornwall.gov.uk .

The agenda and more information about Bude Community Panel is here: /community-and-living/communities-and-devolution/community-networks/bude/

Posted 05 February 2019