Posted: 26.03.20 at 11:38 by Joseph Macey
The Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth along with its sister hotels, The Alverton in Truro, and The Penventon in Redruth, are offering the use up to 175 hotel beds for NHS staff.
The Greenbank Managing Director Ben Young wrote to the Director of NHS estates for Cornwall last Friday 20th March, offering the use of all three hotels’ bedrooms. He wrote:
"For and on behalf of The Alverton, The Greenbank and The Penventon, please be aware that we are prepared and ready to be of service in whatever capacity we may serve you.
"There is nothing more important than health at this time, and with over 175 guest rooms we have the capacity and ability to provide a safe haven for staff, or should it come to it, to provide an extension of hospital facilities.
"We are here to do our bit, and we stand united with our NHS to minimise the unfolding explosion of demand on our county’s hospital."
The move was announced on The Greenbank Hotel website, reading:
"The NHS is something that has, at some point, touched all our lives. From cradle to grave, the service, and the incredible professionals who work in hospitals, GP surgeries, clinics, care homes and more, is a part of British life.
"Today, more than ever, we should cherish those who dedicate themselves to our care, heedless of own health as they work tirelessly to care for people in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic. From surgeons to nurses, GPs to dentists, and cleaners to paramedics, we have never needed our NHS workers more.
"So let’s show them some love, and create a living map of gratitude from every corner of Britain. By dropping a heart on the map, you’re saying you appreciate the efforts undertaken daily in the NHS. Thanks a million, NHS workers – we love you."
Find out more by getting in touch with the hotel on 01326 312440 OR email [email protected]
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