February 2021

Cornwall Air Ambulance delivers first lifesaving blood transfusion to teenager

Added on February 25, 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

A Cornish teenager has become the first person to receive a lifesaving blood transfusion at the scene of an incident thanks to a new partnership between medical services in the county.

Partnership between RCHT and Truro and Penwith Academy Trust supports Digital Devices for Schools

Added on February 25, 2021, in News - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has donated twenty-four laptops to assist students learning from home during the Covid pandemic

RCHT’s Learning Disability Nursing and Safeguarding Team receive award for new book

Added on February 5, 2021, in Awards / News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

‘Going to Hospital’, the 5th Book in the Looking Up Series, has been named winner of the 2021 Waterloo Foundation Embracing Complexity Award

Keeping in touch with patients during the pandemic

Added on February 4, 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Amid rising numbers of coronavirus cases in Cornwall, staff at the county’s hospitals want to remind families and friends of the ways they can keep in touch with loved ones in hospital whist visiting restrictions remain in place.

NHS and care staff call on residents for support as demands on services rise

Added on February 4, 2021, in Alerts / News - Alerts

Health and adult social care staff are calling on local residents for support ahead of the weekend as demand for the area’s services rises.