Patient Care

New resus ready to welcome first patients

Added on November 11, 2020, in News - Emergency Department / Patient Care / Trust Improvement

If you’ve been wondering what’s behind the building site hoarding next to the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, you can take a peek with our behind-the-scenes 3D virtual tour.

Cardiac rehabilitation programme wins BMJ award

Added on October 9, 2020, in Awards - Patient Care / Research

A home-based rehabilitation programme that could help thousands of heart failure patients to achieve a better quality of life has won a prestigious BMJ award.

NHS Kernow launches COVID-19 children and young people health and care survey

Added on August 5, 2020, in News - Patient Care

Many children and young people’s physical and mental health services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been providing online and…

The use of face coverings when coming to hospital

Added on June 12, 2020, in News - Patient Care

People infected with COVID-19 can have very mild or no respiratory symptoms (asymptomatic) and can transmit the virus to others without being aware of it.

Audiology Drop off Service

Added on June 3, 2020, in Alerts - Alerts / Patient Care

Audiology is not currently operating its ‘normal’ drop in service to staff, or to the general public. We are currently offering support by telephone or post, however if you have difficulties with your hearing aid please contact us to discuss (01872) 253747/253787

Flower seed butterflies to grow and remember loved ones

Added on May 28, 2020, in Charity - Patient Care / RCHT Charity

Aside from the normal grief that families and friends feel with the loss of a loved one, during these extraordinary times with the Covid19 Pandemic, many will experience the added distress of not being able to be physically at a bed side or hold a loved one’s hand.

Celebrating the successful treatment of a positive Covid-19 patient at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Added on May 1, 2020, in News - Patient Care

Patient Leonard Whitehurst was admitted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital on the 16th March with…

Brilliant Care Week Safety walk-around

Added on October 4, 2019, in News - Patient Care

Here’s what you said patient safety means to you?

A gold seal of approval for refurbished therapies unit

Added on April 23, 2019, in News - Patient Care / Therapies / Volunteering & Friends

The newly refurbished therapies department at West Cornwall Hospital received a gold seal of approval after being officially opened by Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover MBE on Saturday.

CQC report shows improvement underway at RCHT

Added on December 14, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Care

Staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals have welcomed today’s report from the Care Quality Commission which has seen the Trust move its rating from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Requires Improvement’.