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Find out more about our latest news, awards and developments from around the Trust. You can also find guidance and contacts if you have a media enquiry or filming request.

24 hour Cycle for Cancer and Surgery funds

Added on February 13, 2017, in Event - RCHT Charity

Adam Wheeldon, Deputy Director of Finance, and Kate Plunkett-Reed, Deputy Directorate Manager, Surgical Services, have challenged …

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.

‘It’s good to talk’ says Macmillan Cancer Support

Added on January 16, 2017, in Event - Cancer Services / Cove / Events

This Cancer Talk Week (16-22 January), Macmillan Cancer Support wants to encourage more people in Cornwall to open up about their concerns, saying ‘it’s ok to talk about cancer.’

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).