Category: News

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.

eHealth Handover championing safer care

Added on May 22, 2018, in News - Surgical Services / Trust Improvement

Last week saw the introduction of Nervecentre’s Handover module on our surgical admissions areas (St Mawes, Pendennis and Theatre Direct)

Wedding bells ring in Maternity

Added on May 17, 2018, in News - General News

With the Royal Wedding just around the corner, wedding bells were also ringing in our Maternity department, after new Dad Josh Kelly proposed to his partner Gabrielle by his son Hudson wearing a bib saying ‘Will you marry Daddy?’

5 yr old Olivia’s thank you to Hospital Team

Added on May 15, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

After Olivia Pascoe spent three weeks on the Children’s Ward at Royal Cornwall Hospital with septic arthritis her parents wanted to say thank you for the care provided by the team.

Celebrating National ODP Day at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on May 9, 2018, in News - General News

Monday 14th May is National ODP day and to mark this, we are highlighting some of our fantastic Operating Department Practitioners that work at Royal Cornwall Hospital and hear from them about how and why they took on this role.

Neonatal Unit at RCH delighted to receive pictures from a local artist

Added on April 30, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal Unit at RCH was delighted to receive pictures from a local artist from St Ives and her 15 year old son, who was on the unit for 6 weeks when he was a baby.

National Guardian’s Office to carry out case review into speaking up

Added on April 25, 2018, in News - General News

The National Guardian’s Office (NGO) will be looking into speaking up practices, processes and culture within the trust as part of a case review that will begin next month. This is in response to information, such as feedback from our staff survey, that the trust needs to improve the support it provides to workers who speak up.

Take on the £70 Challenge

Added on April 24, 2018, in News - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

The £70 Challenge is your chance to win up to £1000 for your chosen fund of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity

Return to practice success brings new dieticians to the team

Added on April 20, 2018, in News - Therapies / Working for us

Dietitians in Cornwall are taking a proactive approach to recruiting new members to their team by encouraging former professionals back into rewarding careers in the NHS.

RCHT staff join the 70 Day #EndPJparalysis campaign

Added on March 29, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

Professor Brian Dolan, the originator of #EndPJparalysis and #Last1000days social movements, visited RCH this week to launch the 70-day #EndPJparalysis Challenge.