Patient Experience

RCHT staff join the 70 Day #EndPJparalysis campaign

Added on March 29, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

Professor Brian Dolan, the originator of #EndPJparalysis and #Last1000days social movements, visited RCH this week to launch the 70-day #EndPJparalysis Challenge.

The marathon recovery that led to a sprint!

Added on March 23, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

On the morning of 13th April 2017, Michèle Perkins left her home in Crantock to drive to Truro where she was working as a psychotherapist at the NHS’ BeMe office in Truro.

Inspirational conference celebrates nursing

Added on March 14, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

The first RCHT Band 5 Nurse Celebration Conference took place at the Knowledge Spa this week. Around 60 Band 5 nurses attended the action packed day, which offered a full agenda of inspirational speakers; lots of fun and the opportunity to network, share experience and learn about innovative projects throughout the Trust.

How Endometriosis treatment at Royal Cornwall Hospital transformed Kathryn Davidson’s life

Added on March 7, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

Endometriosis is the name given to the condition where cells like the ones in the lining of the uterus are found elsewhere in the body. It is a chronic and debilitating condition that causes painful or heavy periods. It may also lead to infertility, fatigue and bowel and bladder problems.

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.

Maternity survey results reveal higher levels of satisfaction

Added on February 2, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Results of the latest national maternity services survey show that mums in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are rating their experience more highly.

Ward Accreditation scheme supports quality and safety…

Added on January 12, 2018, in - General News / Patient Experience

The New Year is a great time to embark on something new and for ward teams they’ll soon be setting their sights on ‘gold’, as they embark on a quality and safety based accreditation scheme.

The inspirational ‘#hello my name is…’ story

Added on December 12, 2017, in News - Patient Experience

RCHT colleagues attending recent presentations by Chris Pointon, telling the #hello my name is… story came away feeling inspired and motivated to share the ethos of what is now a world-wide campaign.

Addaction HOT Team has arrived

Added on October 26, 2017, in News - General News / Patient Experience

RCHT now has Addaction outreach workers within its safeguarding team whose role will be to support patients with alcohol or drug addiction. The Addaction Hospital Outreach Team (HOT) consists of two workers: Joanne Sutcliffe and Lee Derrick.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals among the six sites recognised for best practice by the Acute Frailty Network

Added on September 4, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Medicine / Patient Experience

A new Nursing & Therapies study for the Acute Frailty Network has recognised Royal Cornwall Hospitals as one of the six major sites across the country to have achieved best practice in improving services for frail older people.