Would you be happy getting on a plane where the stewards had just READ about how to open the emergency door and release the escape slide or would you prefer them to have actually PRACTICED the emergency routine?
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!