An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 experience domestic abuse each year. Often workplaces are the only safe place for victims, offering hope of escaping abuse if the signs are spotted – or if employees feel able to disclose abuse to colleagues.
Adrian Evans, Charge Nurse Med 2 WCH, was not allowed a bike as a child as it was deemed too dangerous by his mother. At age 17 he jumped on his first bike and now he is joining us for our London to Paris cycle.
The culmination of over 12 months work by midwifery teams, along with community volunteers and partner organisations, saw RCHT scoop one overall winner and three highly commended prizes at the International Midwifery Conference Awards this week.
For patients with dementia, coming into hospital can be frightening and confusing. Being away from home comforts and a familiar routine can be distressing not just for the patient but also their family.
This year the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust signed up for the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) Congress in Prague where they took part in the European Sim Cup.
Congratulations to midwives Amy Keates and Jessica Parker who won an Integration Innovation award at this year’s national Black and Minority Ethnic Health & Care Awards for their work with the Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership and TravellerSpace Charity to set up a midwifery service tailored for the traveller community in St Day.