With attendances at Truro’s emergency department showing signs of building again today, health leaders and clinicians are urging residents and visitors to continue to support local hospitals by using alternative services wherever possible.
Head of Information and Business Intelligence for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Linzi Lancaster, has been named the Regional Champion for the whole of the South Westin this year’s Parliamentary Awards.
My wife and I both worked at Royal Cornwall Hospital for 36 years. I was in the Haematology Laboratory and involved in the implementation of the Peninsula Medical School, Liz was a Sister on Delivery Suite. We both retired two years ago.
Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, Gill Walton, has made a three-day visit to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly this week, finding out about the progress the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s midwifery team has been making to ensure its services are brilliant for families and for staff.
An enhanced Orthopaedic service at St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle successfully went live in January 2019. Since that time, new investment has enabled the recruitment of additional anaesthetists, ward staff, theatre staff, pharmacists and therapists, as well as a new higher care-bay to support patients that would previously have been treated at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
Our Interventional Radiology team is celebrating a brilliant outcome having retained its ‘exemplar status’ following a recent assessment for the British Society of Interventional radiology (BSIR) Quality Improvement Initiative.
Simulation in clinical training has long been a valuable strategy for teaching, learning and evaluating skills. For Practice Development Midwife Sarah-Jane Pedler, simulations in midwifery education have been especially pivotal to the improvement of patient-first care and to the development of services currently available.