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.
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.
Royal Cornwall Hospital is leading the way in providing an invaluable service for patients with a Rapid On Site Evaluation (ROSE) service which is streamlining of diagnosis for pancreatic, lung, oesophageal and head and neck cancers, improving patient care and speeding up treatment times.
Louise Moffitt and Luke Chapman are leading the way at RCHT as the first nurses to undergo a new accelerated, seven month training programme. Once qualified, they will be Clinical Endoscopists, running their own Endoscopy lists.
The Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic team has taken the initiative to solve the problem of rising referrals and lengthening waits. By changing the way they work, waiting times have tumbled and patients are benefitting from safer care.