More than £40 million to be spent improving Cornwall’s hospitals and healthcare as part of major transformation programme. Health leaders in Cornwall welcomed the news today that more than £40 million is to be invested in key hospital and healthcare projects in the county. The funding, part of the government’s long term plan for the […]
Funding from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity funds have enabled the purchase of equipment for use by community midwives all over the county which removes the need for many families and their newly born babies to travel over 50 miles to hospital for a jaundice check. Of the three purchased, one went to the West team, […]
Royal Cornwall Hospital Choir know just how much comfort music can bring and now they want to give the gift of music to patients approaching end of life and their families at Royal Cornwall Hospital. The choir have released a CD of their most popular songs to raise funds through Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity in […]
The Cove Macmillan Support Centre in Truro is celebrating two years of supporting local cancer patients and their families. Since opening in November 2016 The Cove has gone from strength to strength supporting approximately 27,700 local cancer patients, families and carers with over 15,200 people coming through the doors in the last year alone. The […]
Young Farmers Clubs from across the County have rallied together in a year of fundraising to support The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal resulting in donations of £12,600 to the campaign. The central County arm of the organisation adopted the charity appeal for the year and invited other clubs and members to add their support. […]
Birthday celebrations were in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre at RCHT today, as they celebrated their first birthday since they opened their doors to expectant parents! Marking this momentous occasion, the centre invited parents who have had their babies with them during the past year to an open day, providing cakes and a […]
Patient weighing scales and clinic chairs were on the Christmas list for the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME service at Royal Cornwall Hospital last year and the team were delighted to find out that their wishes had been granted thanks to the 12 Days of Christmas Campaign from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.
This week marks the opening of the second radial lounge at Royal Cornwall Hospital with the first lounge having a significant impact on the experience of Cardiology patients as well as reducing cancellations and delays. The opening of a second lounge has been made possible through the use of charitable funds.
Trauma patients at Royal Cornwall Hospital will now be able to receive warm blood transfusions on the move thanks to funding from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity and the Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital.