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Four colleagues from maternity services stand around a pull-up banner displaying copies of the new personalised care plan

Maternity services in Cornwall to launch new Personalised Care Plan

Added on 25 June 2021, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Care

As part of the Personalisation and Choice agenda of the NHS Long Term Plan, the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership (KMVP) are overseeing the launch of a new Personalised Care Plan

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Admiral Nurse Service

Added on 1 June 2021, in News - Patient Care

Carers week begins on Monday 7th June, so we wanted to showcase the Admiral Nurse Service.

New Virtual CNS in Hepatology, or “Cyber Nurse”, allows one-to-one clinics be conducted remotely

Added on 12 April 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

During the past twelve months, hospitals across the country have had to change the way they work.

How to keep in touch with your loved ones this Mother’s Day

Added on 12 March 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

Mother’s Day is going to be different once again this year; with national restrictions on households mixing outside of established bubbles meaning families and loved ones will not be able to celebrate in the usual way.

Redruth Rugby Club supports RCHT’s Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening service

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

The potentially lifesaving screening service is resuming this week thanks to the help of the RFC

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Cornwall Air Ambulance delivers first lifesaving blood transfusion to teenager

Added on 25 February 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.

a member of the safeguarding team, a parent/guardian and a child walking towards the front entrance of the hospital.

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

Added on 5 February 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 7 January 2021, in Alerts - Alert / 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.

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Audiology Drop In Service

Added on 7 January 2021, in Alerts - Alert / Patient Care

Audiology is not currently operating its ‘normal’ drop in service to staff, or to the 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 15 December 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.

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