Patient Experience

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.

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

Added on 10 March 2021, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

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

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.

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

Visiting someone in hospital – latest arrangements

Added on 4 February 2021, in News - Patient Experience

We are reintroducing some limited visiting at our main and community hospitals in a safe and COVID-compliant way. This is in line with updated guidance from NHS England and the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown.

Making the patient experience a positive one for children and parents

Added on 21 January 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Local charities and dedicated staff have helped to transform the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Paediatric Operating Theatres into a place of wonder and imagination.

Relaxation of Covid restrictions in Maternity

Added on 5 December 2020, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Relaxation of Covid restrictions means mum’s-to-be can have support at scans and community antenatal appointments

Update on visiting during Covid from Monday 7th December

Added on 4 December 2020, in News - Patient Experience

An update has been made to allow a partner to attend all pregnancy scans and community antenatal appointments.