Patient Care

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.

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

Hospitals ask for support from local people as they respond to covid-19

Added on January 7, 2021, in Alerts - Alerts / Cancer Services / Emergency Department

Now that our hospitals are seeing the impact of the rising rate of coronavirus infection over the last two weeks, health and care professionals in Cornwall are urging local people to support them by keeping to national restrictions and social distancing, to help reduce the virus spreading.

Audiology Drop In Service

Added on January 7, 2021, 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

‘I’ve Arrived’ introduced at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Added on December 15, 2020, in News - Patient Care / Trust Improvement

New app that helps us improve safety of outpatient attendance for patients and staff by supporting compliance with Covid-19 guidance.

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.

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.