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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

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

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

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

Practical advice for parents whose child has norovirus

Added on November 25, 2016, in Alert - Information Alerts

It’s that time of year when norovirus is laying babies and children low with sickness and diarrhoea. The virus has some other unpleasant symptoms including stomach cramps, a temperature, headache and aching limbs.

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.