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Visiting someone in hospital – latest arrangements

Added on 25 April 2022, 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.

A birthing pool in Helston

Message from RCHT Maternity Services and Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership

Added on 4 April 2022, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

We recognise the findings of the Ockenden review into maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford may be a difficult read for many parents and pregnant people. We want to offer our support and to reassure you that our services here in Cornwall, have already been responding to the recommendations the review has made for services across the country.

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Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust scores highly in the NHS Maternity National Survey 2021

Added on 3 March 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Despite the challenges brought about by the Pandemic, mothers have given positive feedback on their care, putting RCHT among the best maternity services.

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No relaxation of Covid restrictions just yet

Added on 21 February 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Although there is much in the news today anticipating further relaxation of Covid restrictions, there will be no immediate changes for our hospitals, patients and staff, whilst we wait for updated national guidance for healthcare settings.

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Relatives urged to collect their loved ones from hospital

Added on 14 October 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Relatives and carers are being urged to collect their loved ones from hospital as soon as they’re called so the bed can be given to someone else who needs it. The plea has been made as health and care services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly continue to see unprecedented demand. The reasons for […]

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The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust wins Learning Disabilities Initiative of the Year

Added on 27 September 2021, in Awards / News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

The Learning Disability and Autism Liaison Team from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been celebrated at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards.

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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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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