November 2018

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Added on November 26, 2018, in News - Cancer Services

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre in Truro is celebrating two years of supporting local cancer patients and their families. Since opening in November 2016 The Cove has gone from strength to strength supporting approximately 27,700 local cancer patients, families and carers with over 15,200 people coming through the doors in the last year alone. The […]

Young Farmers support Cornwall’s babies with BABA donation

Added on November 22, 2018, in News - BABA / General News

Young Farmers Clubs from across the County have rallied together in a year of fundraising to support The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal resulting in donations of £12,600 to the campaign. The central County arm of the organisation adopted the charity appeal for the year and invited other clubs and members to add their support. […]

Birthday celebrations in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre

Added on November 22, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

Birthday celebrations were in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre at RCHT today, as they celebrated their first birthday since they opened their doors to expectant parents! Marking this momentous occasion, the centre invited parents who have had their babies with them during the past year to an open day, providing cakes and a […]

Chronic Fatigue Service

Added on November 20, 2018, in News - General News

Patient weighing scales and clinic chairs were on the Christmas list for the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME service at Royal Cornwall Hospital last year and the team were delighted to find out that their wishes had been granted thanks to the 12 Days of Christmas Campaign from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.

Opening of Second Radial Lounge – improving patient experience and reducing cancellations.

Added on November 15, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

This week marks the opening of the second radial lounge at Royal Cornwall Hospital with the first lounge having a significant impact on the experience of Cardiology patients as well as reducing cancellations and delays. The opening of a second lounge has been made possible through the use of charitable funds.

Hospital Charities Give Emergency Support

Added on November 13, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

Trauma patients at Royal Cornwall Hospital will now be able to receive warm blood transfusions on the move thanks to funding from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity and the Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust Butterfly Scheme and Rainbow Days – getting it right for end of life patients in our care

Added on November 13, 2018, in News - General News

The ‘Butterfly Scheme’ was piloted on Phoenix Ward during August with the plan to commence roll out across the Trust towards the end of 2018. With an ever increasing toolkit of initiatives, the scheme aims to put into place simple tools that aim to ensure that we get our care right at an important time,

Cornwall nurse facilitator honoured at national cancer excellence awards

Added on November 13, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services

A Macmillan Nurse Facilitator at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been honoured for her inspirational work in cancer care.