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Barcode technology introduced as part of NHS safety initiative in Cornwall

Added on December 30, 2016, in News - General News

Barcode technology used in major industries such as aerospace and retail has been introduced at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust in a bid to revolutionise patient safety.

Have your say on the future of local health and social care services

Added on December 29, 2016, in Event - Events / General News

Residents of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to have their say on the future of local health and care services – including GPs, community services, hospitals

Norovirus: don’t let this party animal go viral

Added on December 21, 2016, in Alert - General News

With Christmas festivities getting into full swing local NHS experts are warning partygoers not to take any unwanted guests with them. There’s nothing norovirus likes more than group gatherings.

Audiology team’s accreditation success

Added on December 21, 2016, in News - General News / Patient Experience

The audiology team at the Royal Cornwall Hospital has recently joined around just 50 services across the country to be awarded accreditation with the UK Accreditation Society (UKAS).

Father Christmas brings elf and happiness to Eden Ward

Added on December 19, 2016, in News - General News / Surgical Services

Patients on Eden Ward at the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) had a seasonal surprise when the Eden Project’s Father Christmas turned up with bags of gifts. Eden has a special relationship with the women’s

Outline proposals for service transformation published

Added on November 28, 2016, in News - General News

Health and care organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have published today their outline proposals for service transformation over the next five years. The local Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is a response to the NHS

Shape Our Future – Sustainability & Transformation Plan

Added on November 10, 2016, in News - General News

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly publish summary of Sustainability and Transformation Plan. Leading health and care organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

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.

New Chief Executive for Royal Cornwall Hospitals

Added on March 8, 2016, in News - General News

Ms Kathy Byrne has been appointed as the new Chief Executive at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT). Kathy was selected from an excellent field of candidates and through a process that involved a wide range of staff and stakeholders.

Volunteers sought for patient environment assessments

Added on March 1, 2016, in News - General News

We are looking for people to become patient assessors and help us to improve the environment where we deliver patient care.