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KNest peer support volunteers Jade Hobbs and Lizzie Miller at the Neonatal Unit

As part of World Prematurity Day, the neonatal unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital have launched new welcome bags for parents

Added on 21 November 2022, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

World Prematurity Day on 17 November is one of the most important days in the year to raise awareness of the challenges of preterm birth. This year, the Neonatal Team from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust have used the occasion to launch a welcome bag for parents and neonatal families as part of their KNest Neonatal Support relaunch.

'Get well' cards on bedside locker

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.

Parent holding a baby's toes

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.

Nurse wearing face mask

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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