Category: News

Funding to support people in a mental health crisis

Added on June 8, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

An exciting new initiative developed by NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Cornwall Foundation Trust and Cornwall Council to create a multi-agency hub to support people in Cornwall who are at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis has been awarded £1.5m funding from the Government.

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.

New Superficial treatment unit offers enhanced skin cancer treatment

Added on June 7, 2018, in News - General News

Patients in Cornwall needing specialist radiotherapy treatment for superficial skin cancers no longer face lengthy journeys for treatment out of county, thanks to the arrival of a new treatment unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Sunrise Centre.

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.

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?’

RCHT and UNISON celebrate unsung heroes of hospital theatres

Added on May 11, 2018, in News - Surgical Services / Working for us

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust theatres will be celebrating the first National ODP Day on Monday 14 May 2018.

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.