Category: News

The marathon recovery that led to a sprint!

Added on March 23, 2018, in News - Patient Experience

On the morning of 13th April 2017, Michèle Perkins left her home in Crantock to drive to Truro where she was working as a psychotherapist at the NHS’ BeMe office in Truro.

Nutrition and Hydration week offers a menu of information and treats!

Added on March 21, 2018, in News - General News

Last week was Nutrition and Hydration week, an event that aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvement in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally.

Inspirational conference celebrates nursing

Added on March 14, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

The first RCHT Band 5 Nurse Celebration Conference took place at the Knowledge Spa this week. Around 60 Band 5 nurses attended the action packed day, which offered a full agenda of inspirational speakers; lots of fun and the opportunity to network, share experience and learn about innovative projects throughout the Trust.

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.

Scanning for safety – barcode technology supports safer care

Added on February 26, 2018, in News - Medicine / Trust Improvement

Last October the go-live of a new inventory management system in the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s cardiac catheter laboratories, marked the first step in the transformation of how the Trust manages inventory as part of the Scan4Safety Programme.

Improving diagnosis and treatment of sepsis

Added on February 22, 2018, in News - Awards and Achievements / Medicine / Trust Improvement

NHS England has recognised the Royal Cornwall Hospitals as one of the NHS trusts seeing greatest improvement in timely identification and treatment of sepsis.

The Cove supported by Camping and Caravanning Enthusiasts

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

Julie Lorton, representing The Camping and Caravanning Club Cornwall District Association presented Kathryn Radcliffe, The Cove Centre Manager with cheque for £2633.72 raised throughout the year for The Cove Amenity Fund.

A gift from Charlie’ donation

Added on February 15, 2018, in News - General News

Following the loss of their son to Sepsis in 2015, Hayley and Mark Jermyn organised a fundraising event to purchase key rings and teddy bears for bereaved parents and siblings who have lost babies.

Call From A Midwife: Jenny Agutter officially opens Birth Centre and Neonatal Unit

Added on February 9, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Jenny Agutter, currently back on our screens in the 7th series of ‘Call The Midwife’ as Sister Julienne, visited Royal Cornwall Hospital’s maternity and neonatal teams today (Friday 9 February) to officially mark the opening of the new Birth Centre and Neonatal Unit.

Seasalt bags raising funds for the Mermaid Centre

Added on February 8, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

Last night patients, volunteers and staff from The Mermaid Centre attended the launch evening of Seasalt’s new, limited edition, charity shopper bag which will raise money for The Mermaid Centre Fund part of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.