The Royal Cornwall Hospitals is one of 20 Trusts across England set to benefit from a £1.8 billion cash boost announced by the Government today. The £100 million coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital will be the biggest ever single investment Cornwall has seen in local health services.
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.
Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, Gill Walton, has made a three-day visit to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly this week, finding out about the progress the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s midwifery team has been making to ensure its services are brilliant for families and for staff.
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.
Clinical imaging teams at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) are celebrating a successful ISAS accreditation to go alongside their rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission, as a result of more than two years of hard work and commitment from its dedicated county-wide staff.