A new role has been established at the Royal Cornwall Hospital which will improve the coordination of care for patients admitted from care homes and help to reduce any delays when they are ready to be discharged.
Results of the national inpatient survey published this week reveal high levels of satisfaction with care at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals with scores of 8/10 or more in 7 of the 11 sections of the survey.
An exciting new initiative developed by NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Cornwall Foundation Trust and Cornwall Council to create a multi-agency hub to support people in Cornwall who are at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis has been awarded £1.5m funding from the Government.
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.
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.