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Category: News

Celebrating Research at RCHT

Added on February 1, 2017, in News - Awards and Achievements

On Friday 27th January, over 70 invited healthcare professionals from across the county who are either involved in, or with a keen interest in, NHS Research.

Jim McKenna appointed as new RCHT Chairman

Added on January 25, 2017, in News - Trust Board

Jim McKenna, a local Cornwall councillor, has been confirmed as the new Chairman at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

ARCHIE study seeks children with flu-like illness

Added on January 25, 2017, in News - Research

Researchers at the University of Oxford are looking for children with flu-like illness, who may be at greater risk of developing further complications from flu, to take part in a national study.

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.

Wheal Fortune Relocation

Added on December 21, 2016, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

Maternity Services witnessed a different type of birth, with the eagerly anticipated relocation of Wheal Fortune opening its doors to new parents. The move of the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s postnatal ward is the first phase

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

Making carers welcome – new chairs offer comfort for overnight stays

Added on December 1, 2016, in News - Patient Experience / RCHT Charity

Thanks to donors who have supported the RCHT Charity, five reclining chairs have just arrived at the Royal Cornwall Hospital for use by carers staying overnight with someone in hospital.

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

Pictorial menu aims to improve communication and choice

Added on November 22, 2016, in News - Patient Experience

Mitie Dietitians have been working with health care professionals at RCHT and other Trusts where they provide catering services to develop a new pictorial menu guide.