Patient Experience

NHS urges sports fans not to bend it like Beckham and end up in hospital

Added on 6 July 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Wannabe Harry Kanes are being urged to leave the tackles and headers to the pros and enjoy the footy from the safety of their sofa on Wednesday

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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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Free parking for blue badge holders, frequent attenders and parents of sick children staying overnight

Added on 11 June 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Free parking has been introduced at the three Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust sites for blue badge holders, people coming to hospital for frequent outpatient appointments and for parents of sick children staying overnight.

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Visiting someone in hospital – latest arrangements

Added on 6 May 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Our latest visiting arrangements for our hospitals are on our website. Restrictions remain in place and visiting is only to specific wards.

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MySunrise app receives South West Digital Health Award

Added on 19 April 2021, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience

An app that was first launched to support cancer patients at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been celebrated at this year’s Medilink South West Healthcare Innovation Awards.

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.

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New service to support parents to stop smoking during pregnancy and beyond

Added on 10 March 2021, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

The NHS recently set out a national ambition to halve this rate as set out in the “Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle” with an ambition of achieving a smoking in pregnancy rate of 6%. In Cornwall our rate is currently around 15%, far too high.

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.

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