Category: News

Frailty study underway to help older people live healthier lives

Added on 14/05/2019, in News - News

Frailty can be a distressing but not inevitable part of getting older. Although statistics show that people are living longer, they are not necessarily living healthier” says Helen Lyndon.

Are you one of Cornwall’s 60 over 60?

Added on 14/05/2019, in News - News

We need your nominations to help find Cornwall’s 60 over 60!

Over 60 nominations already to be one of Cornwall’s 60 inspiring over 60’s

Added on 03/05/2019, in News - News

As a testament to the many spectacular people who live in Cornwall, in just over two weeks since its launch there have been over 60 nominations to be one of Cornwall’s inspirational #60over60.

Smartphone app supports Cornish resident to live independently

Added on 03/05/2019, in News - News

As part of an innovative trial led by Cornwall Council, a resident from Cornwall is able to live more independently by using the smartphone app “Brain in Hand”.

Supporting Nursing Mothers at RCHT

Added on 30/04/2019, in News - News

Having a strong focus on wellbeing and support is an important part in recruiting and retaining staff across health and care organisations.

First Contact MSK practitioners improve patient outcomes and reduce pressure on primary care

Added on 23/04/2019, in News - News

Primary Care is facing unprecedented challenges with growing patient and financial demands alongside challenges to recruit and retain GPs.

RCHT’s Quality Improvement Hub

Added on 23/04/2019, in News - News

A number of colleagues attended the official launch yesterday of RCHT’s Quality Improvement Hub, located in the Princess Alexandra Wing. The evening kicked off with the wonderful RCHT Choir entertaining the visitors whilst Kate Shields (chief executive RCHT) and Jonathan Gray (chief executive, South West Academic Health Science Network) talked about the #JourneytoBrilliant.

Successful winter pilot extended

Added on 23/04/2019, in News - News

The Edward Hain winter pilot has been extended for a further three months.

Are you one of Cornwall’s inspiring 60 over 60s?

Added on 23/04/2019, in News - News

Are you aged 60 or over and could you inspire others to live and age well? Do you know someone over 60 who encourages you to follow their example and do something to live happily and healthily? If so we want your nominations to help us find Cornwall’s #60over60.

A gold seal of approval for refurbished therapies unit

Added on 23/04/2019, in News - News

The newly refurbished therapies department at West Cornwall Hospital received a gold seal of approval after being officially opened by Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover MBE on Saturday.