Volunteering & Friends

Charity funds discharge bags for elderly and vulnerable patients returning home

Added on June 2, 2020, in Charity - RCHT Charity / Volunteering & Friends / Where Your Money Goes

When our elderly and vulnerable patients leave hospital it can be difficult to be sure they have basic supplies for their first few days at home….

Lockdown recording brings choir together to support hospital colleagues

Added on May 12, 2020, in News - Volunteering & Friends

In October 2016 the Royal Cornwall Hospital Choir held a 24-hour Singathon to support the Trust’s Birth And Baby Appeal. As a finale to this event, a friend of the choir wrote some new words for a well-known tune.

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

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.

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.

A gold seal of approval for refurbished therapies unit

Added on April 23, 2019, in News - Patient Care / Therapies / Volunteering & Friends

The newly refurbished therapies department at West Cornwall Hospital received a gold seal of approval after being officially opened by Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover MBE on Saturday.

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.