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May 2016

Royal Cornwall Hospital appoints first Admiral Nurse

Added on May 17, 2016, in News - Patient Experience

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is the first hospital in Cornwall to appoint an Admiral Nurse, to offer specialist nursing support. This specialist dementia nursing post has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Cornwall community whose passion for fundraising and donations has generated enough money to help fund this post. Tracey Frowde, who […]

Kidney research in Cornwall builds momentum

Added on May 9, 2016, in News - Research

Recruitment of almost 20 patients in the first three weeks of a new research study into rare renal disease is the latest in a growing

New vascular clinic starts in Bude

Added on May 6, 2016, in News - Surgical Services

There’s good news for patients in North Cornwall as RCHT’s vascular service introduces a new outpatient clinic based at Stratton Hospital, Bude this month.

CT Scanner opening marks 50th Anniversary

Added on May 5, 2016, in News - Clinical Imaging / General News

It’s 50 years since the Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske site opened its doors to its first patients on 4 May the celebration was marked with the official opening a new CT Scanner in the Trelawny Wing Scanning Suite.

St Michael’s Hospital therapy team leads the way

Added on May 4, 2016, in News - St Michael’s Hospital / Therapies

The physiotherapy team at St Michael’s Hospital is leading the way in enhanced recovery for orthopaedic patients at RCHT with a new programme that sees patients on their feet and taking their first steps the same day as having surgery.