Patient Experience

Trusted Assessor role to improve hospital care for nursing home residents

Added on August 13, 2018, in - General News / Patient Experience

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.

Trust and confidence score highly in patient survey

Added on June 15, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

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.

MySunrise App goes live 11th June at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 11, 2018, in - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

A diagnosis of Cancer can be a real shock and a very uncertain time for patients and their families. With so many cancers types and new treatments, each patient journey is different.

Funding to support people in a mental health crisis

Added on June 8, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

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.

Falmouth school pupils unveil ‘Wonderwall’

Added on June 8, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

Fantastic to see the unveiling of the Children’s Unit ‘Wonderwall’ at the Royal Cornwall Hospital – a place for young patients to leave their comments about their care in hospital.

Activity boxes aid patients with memory loss

Added on June 4, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Volunteering & Friends

The Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital are supporting patients with dementia with a donation of 10 activity boxes worth £300.

RCHT staff join the 70 Day #EndPJparalysis campaign

Added on March 29, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

Professor Brian Dolan, the originator of #EndPJparalysis and #Last1000days social movements, visited RCH this week to launch the 70-day #EndPJparalysis Challenge.

The marathon recovery that led to a sprint!

Added on March 23, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

On the morning of 13th April 2017, Michèle Perkins left her home in Crantock to drive to Truro where she was working as a psychotherapist at the NHS’ BeMe office in Truro.

Inspirational conference celebrates nursing

Added on March 14, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

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.

How Endometriosis treatment at Royal Cornwall Hospital transformed Kathryn Davidson’s life

Added on March 7, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

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.