Maternity & Neonatal Services

Royal recognition as HRH The Princess Royal visits maternity services at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - BABA / Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

HRH The Princess Royal who is a patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) met with midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs), student midwives and other members of staff at The Princess Alexandra Maternity Wing on Friday (26th July), for royal recognition of the work carried out to improve the unit.

Royal College of Midwives Chief Executive welcomes improvements in maternity care

Added on June 21, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Trust Improvement

Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, Gill Walton, has made a three-day visit to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly this week, finding out about the progress the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s midwifery team has been making to ensure its services are brilliant for families and for staff.

Assessing the human factors – Isles of Scilly simulation training aims to bring more inclusive midwifery care to rural communities…

Added on May 31, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

Simulation in clinical training has long been a valuable strategy for teaching, learning and evaluating skills. For Practice Development Midwife Sarah-Jane Pedler, simulations in midwifery education have been especially pivotal to the improvement of patient-first care and to the development of services currently available.

Brilliant new facilities on the way at Helston Birth Centre

Added on May 29, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

There’s great news for parents in Helston and the surrounding area as work is underway on a refurbishment of the Birth Centre at Helston Community Hospital.

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Added on May 14, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

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Maternity team’s challenge for International Day of the Midwife

Added on May 8, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

A brilliant show of teamwork by maternity service colleagues cycling from Truro Birth Centre to Penrice Birth Centre to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on Sunday 5 May and to mark the resumption of 24/7 midwife cover at the St Austell Centre.

Neonatal moving on up to Stage two Baby Friendly Accreditation!

Added on December 20, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal team at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is delighted with the news it has been awarded stage two accreditation from UNICEF.

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 […]

Neonatal Unit at RCH delighted to receive pictures from a local artist

Added on April 30, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal Unit at RCH was delighted to receive pictures from a local artist from St Ives and her 15 year old son, who was on the unit for 6 weeks when he was a baby.

Call From A Midwife: Jenny Agutter officially opens Birth Centre and Neonatal Unit

Added on February 9, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Jenny Agutter, currently back on our screens in the 7th series of ‘Call The Midwife’ as Sister Julienne, visited Royal Cornwall Hospital’s maternity and neonatal teams today (Friday 9 February) to officially mark the opening of the new Birth Centre and Neonatal Unit.