Category: News

Macmillan Cancer Support praises best practice for the RCHT’s End of Life care

Added on December 6, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

In the most recent newsletter for Macmillan Cancer Support, The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Palliative & End of Life Care Team have been featured nationally as an example of best practice.

Employers urged to support victims of domestic abuse

Added on November 25, 2019, in News - General News

An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 experience domestic abuse each year. Often workplaces are the only safe place for victims, offering hope of escaping abuse if the signs are spotted – or if employees feel able to disclose abuse to colleagues.

National Award for Team Teyluva



Added on November 12, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Trust Improvement / Womens and Children’s Services

Congratulations to midwives Amy Keates and Jessica Parker who won an Integration Innovation award at this year’s national Black and Minority Ethnic Health & Care Awards for their work with the Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership and TravellerSpace Charity to set up a midwifery service tailored for the traveller community in St Day. 

Carers and family members of people with dementia are invited to attend the Supporting Ahead Programme

Added on November 11, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

Do you or a family member care for someone who has a formal diagnosis of dementia?

National win for Inventory Management Team

Added on November 11, 2019, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Brilliant news for our Inventory Management team who won the Supply Chain Excellence Award for Sourcing and Procurement this week.
 

Survey reveals Urgent Treatment Centre team is good at allaying patients’ fears

Added on October 28, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement / West Cornwall Hospital

Feedback from patients in the latest survey of emergency and urgent care services shows our team at West Cornwall Hospital’s Urgent Treatment Centre is doing well when it comes to allaying patient’s fears and anxieties.

Lifeboat links celebrated in Penlee Unit’s new name

Added on October 24, 2019, in News - General News / Trust Improvement / West Cornwall Hospital

The newly named Penlee Unit has been unveiled at West Cornwall Hospital at an event where staff were joined by current and former Penlee Lifeboat crew…

Help Cornwall’s NHS by planning for a safe and healthy October half-term

Added on October 18, 2019, in News - Patient Experience

If you or a member of your family experience a minor injury or illness during the October half term holiday, don’t spend your time waiting in the emergency department – there are lots of different ways that you can access advice, support and treatments from the NHS.

Have you spotted our NHS rainbow badges?

Added on October 18, 2019, in News - General News

More than 4,000 staff at RCHT are wearing NHS rainbow badges to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) patients.

Prestigious Accreditation recognises excellent Urogynaecology Service

Added on October 9, 2019, in News - Awards and Achievements

The integrated Urogynaecology service in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has been formally Accredited by The British Society of Urogynaecology.