For patients with dementia, coming into hospital can be frightening and confusing. Being away from home comforts and a familiar routine can be distressing not just for the patient but also their family.
Four friends from Perranwell recently took on the Classic Quarter ultra-marathon in memory of their friend Paul Guinchard who died in July 2018 after a short after a short illness caused by a rare sarcoma cancer.
My wife and I both worked at Royal Cornwall Hospital for 36 years. I was in the Haematology Laboratory and involved in the implementation of the Peninsula Medical School, Liz was a Sister on Delivery Suite. We both retired two years ago.
When Cornwall’s crafters heard ‘the call to needles’ they responded in their thousands, knitting and crocheting a mass of butterflies to create what must be the longest line of knitted butterfly bunting that Cornwall, and perhaps the country, has ever witnessed!
Near to £30,000 has been raised by dancers in Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity ‘Come Dance With Us’ Strictly style event, sponsored by Truro based Independent Financial Advisers, Worldwide Financial Planning.