Patient Experience

Carers and family members of people with dementia are invited to attend the Supporting Ahead Programme

Added on November 11, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

Do you or a family member care for someone who has a formal diagnosis of dementia?

A step in the right direction

Added on October 30, 2019, in Charity - Patient Experience / Volunteering & Friends

A step in the right direction – Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital donate new radiography lift platform to assist patient care

Survey reveals Urgent Treatment Centre team is good at allaying patients’ fears

Added on October 28, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement / West Cornwall Hospital

Feedback from patients in the latest survey of emergency and urgent care services shows our team at West Cornwall Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre is doing well when it comes to allaying patient’s fears and anxieties.

Help Cornwall’s NHS by planning for a safe and healthy October half-term

Added on October 18, 2019, in News - Patient Experience

If you or a member of your family experience a minor injury or illness during the October half term holiday, don’t spend your time waiting in the emergency department – there are lots of different ways that you can access advice, support and treatments from the NHS.

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.