Womens and Children’s Services

Success at PENNA awards

Added on March 22, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

With three teams as finalists in four categories at this year’s Patient Experience Network National Awards there was always a great chance we’d bring home one win. In fact, we got two, and both went to the brilliant work being done by our paediatric team, recognising the outstanding work they did for Take-Over Day in November 2017, which led, among other things, to the installation of a children’s unit Wonderwall.

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.

Button batteries warning to parents for accident prevention week

Added on June 7, 2018, in News - General News / Womens and Children’s Services

As Child Safety Week commences on 4 June, health professionals are warning parents to be extra vigilant to prevent young children swallowing button batteries on toys.

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.