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Kernow Positive Support

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Kernow Positive Support
The Piran Room, The Hub
RCHT Treliske Hospital

Public phone: 01872 258453

Email: /

Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Empowering those newly diagnosed with, and people living with, HIV, to take responsibility for their life by providing information, advice and guidance in tandem with their medical treatment. Educating young people and adults on how to protect themselves and prevent the onward transmission of HIV. Helpline - Mon, Wed, Fri - 10:00 -16:30 + Tues & Thurs 17:30 - 19:00. Advice and advocacy on housing and benefits. Complementary therapies, counselling and peer support. Hardship fund and help with applying for grants. HIV-related information and resources, bi-monthly newsletter.

Target group: People living with, and affected by, HIV/AIDS.

Area served: Cornwall.

How to contact: Phone (01872 258453 / 01208 264866), email or letter.


Monday: 08:30 - 17:00

Tuesday: 08:30 - 17:00

Wednesday: 08:30 - 17:00

Thursday: 08:30 - 17:00

Friday: 08:30 - 17:00

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Entrance into main Reception is level. Stairs & Lift to downstairs Office. Parking Permits available for Patients outside main reception (first come, first served.). Hospital parking available nearby.

Other information

Languages other than English: Italian, Cornish

Charity number: 1104947

Year established: 2004

Staffing: 2 full time, 1 part time, 13 volunteers.

Public transport: RCHT Treliske is on a bus route from surrounding villages. Truro Train Station is approx 1.5 miles away (20-30 minute walk). A Bus is available from Truro Train Station to RCHT Treliske.

Record last checked: 19 September 2018


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