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£2 million investment in CT and x-ray equipment for West Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 26, 2017, in News - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust Board has given the go ahead for investment in new CT and x-ray equipment at West Cornwall Hospital as part of a £2 million project.

Award winners recognised for their outstanding care…

Added on June 21, 2017, in - Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience

On Tuesday, Improving Working Lives (IWL) Co-ordinator Joani Miller was joined by RCHT Chief Executive Kathy Byrne to meet the recipients of the June IWL ‘Thank You’ awards.

Success for joint bid to run new integrated NHS 111 and GP out of hours service

Added on June 20, 2017, in - General News / Patient Experience

A partnership between Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Kernow Health CIC and Vocare Limited has been chosen to run the new integrated GP out of hours and NHS 111 service for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The new service will be in place from 1 December 2017.

Scan4Safety project releases time to direct patient care

Added on June 20, 2017, in News - Medicine / Patient Experience

Overstocking meant that three storerooms were in operation on Medical Ward 1 at West Cornwall Hospital.

New scanner to improve patient experience

Added on June 16, 2017, in News - Clinical Imaging / General News

The arrival of the latest generation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology at Royal Cornwall Hospital is set to transform the scanning experience for patients.

AHP’s welcome National Chief Officer, Suzanne Rastrick

Added on June 14, 2017, in News - General News

Allied Health Professions (AHPs) across Cornwall were delighted to welcome their national Chief Officer, Suzanne Rastrick

Health and Well-Being

Added on June 14, 2017, in Event - Cancer Services / Cove

If you, your family or friends are affected by cancer, come and talk to us and browse our stands at the Heath and Well-being Event. Topics include:

Response to Care Quality Commission Inspection Report

Added on June 13, 2017, in News - General News

We have an opportunity with the full CQC inspection in July to demonstrate the action we have taken to improve and to provide the evidence that our care is safe and effective.

Introducing RCHT’s new Freedom to Speak Up Guardian

Added on June 13, 2017, in News - General News

We are pleased to announce Louise Dickinson has been appointed as our new Freedom to Speak Up Guardian at RCHT.

Patients to benefit from latest in cardiac catheter laboratory technology…

Added on June 12, 2017, in News - Cardiac Services / General News

Following an extensive refurbishment and installation of the latest specialist imaging equipment, RCHT’s second cardiac catheter laboratory has…