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Maternity team shines at International Midwifery Conference Awards

Added on November 15, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

The culmination of over 12 months work by midwifery teams, along with community volunteers and partner organisations, saw RCHT scoop one overall winner and three highly commended prizes at the International Midwifery Conference Awards this week.

Kay’s calendar – Enhancing Dementia care on Kerensa

Added on November 14, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

For patients with dementia, coming into hospital can be frightening and confusing. Being away from home comforts and a familiar routine can be distressing not just for the patient but also their family.

EuSEM Prague 2019 Sim Cup

Added on November 14, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

This year the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust signed up for the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) Congress in Prague where they took part in the European Sim Cup.

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.
 

Supergirl Sawyer and Wonder Woman Wendy – ready for London to Paris 2020.

Added on November 1, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Wendy Sawyer, RCHT Charity’s ‘Come Dance with Us 2019’ competitor signed up to another RCHT Charity challenge just 3 months after the last one but this time alongside her wife Lisa.

A step in the right direction

Added on October 30, 2019, in Charity - Patient Experience / Volunteering & Friends

A step in the right direction – Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital donate new radiography lift platform to assist patient care

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…