Public Meeting Will Highlight New Medical Travel Arrangements

A public meeting to raise awareness of new medical transport arrangements following the end of the helicopter service is to be held on the islands.

The event will highlight the work done by the NHS, Council of the Isles of Scilly, Isles of Scilly Steamship Company and LINk4Scilly to ensure the healthcare needs of patients continue to be met.

Questions about medical transport can be posted online at www.kernowcc.org.uk or emailed prior to the event to Ben Mitchell at Ben.Mitchell@ciospct.cornwall.nhs.uk.

The event is taking place on 30th October and is open to everyone. It’s being held at the Wesleyan Chapel from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Access by boat is available and you can contact Aisling Hick on 424034 for more details.

The meeting will also be available as a webcast by accessing the council website at www.scilly.gov.uk and selecting the webcast link on the right hand side of the page.