Patient Experience

Friends’ donation of rehabilitation chair provides state-of-the-art support for patients

Added on October 9, 2019, in Charity - Patient Experience / Volunteering & Friends

It was a day of gratitude on Phoenix Ward as Senior Physiotherapist Deborah Cock met with members of the Inner Wheel Club of Truro to receive delivery of a brand-new HydroTilt CareFlex rehabilitation chair.

‘BUTTERFLY CORNWALL’ MAKING GOOD MEMORIES 
AT THE END OF LIFE

Added on October 3, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

Cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust are working together to ensure better care for end of life patients and their families with ‘Butterfly Cornwall’.

Friends’ teddy donation makes MRI visits easier to bear for young children

Added on September 19, 2019, in Charity - Patient Experience / Volunteering & Friends

Members of staff from the Tennvennek Unit would like to say a big thank you to the Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital for the purchase of over a hundred plush teddy bears.

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

Added on August 9, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / Cove / Patient Experience

We are very happy to share this film about the Cove Macmillan Support Centre, based at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. It features Grant and Mel explaining what the Cove means to them, and the support available for people affected by cancer in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Royal recognition as HRH The Princess Royal visits maternity services at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - BABA / Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

HRH The Princess Royal who is a patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) met with midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs), student midwives and other members of staff at The Princess Alexandra Maternity Wing on Friday (26th July), for royal recognition of the work carried out to improve the unit.

Enhanced Orthopaedic Service at St Michael’s Hospital: 4 months in…

Added on June 21, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / St Michael’s Hospital / Trust Improvement

An enhanced Orthopaedic service at St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle successfully went live in January 2019. Since that time, new investment has enabled the recruitment of additional anaesthetists, ward staff, theatre staff, pharmacists and therapists, as well as a new higher care-bay to support patients that would previously have been treated at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Breaking ground for Cornwall’s innovate IMPACT hub

Added on May 31, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

Breaking ground for Cornwall’s innovate IMPACT hub

Brilliant new facilities on the way at Helston Birth Centre

Added on May 29, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

There’s great news for parents in Helston and the surrounding area as work is underway on a refurbishment of the Birth Centre at Helston Community Hospital.

Generous donations from Breanick Lodge and the Cornwall Mark Benevolent Fund provide support for children’s diabetes charity…

Added on May 16, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

Members of the Breanick Lodge and the Deputy Provincial Grand Master for the Cornwall Mark Freemasons were greeted at the Diabetes Centre at the Royal Cornwall Hospital this past week.

Maternity team’s challenge for International Day of the Midwife

Added on May 8, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

A brilliant show of teamwork by maternity service colleagues cycling from Truro Birth Centre to Penrice Birth Centre to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on Sunday 5 May and to mark the resumption of 24/7 midwife cover at the St Austell Centre.