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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.

Junior Doctors’ Strike – 26 & 27 April 2016

Added on April 22, 2016, in News - Information Alerts

Our clinical teams have worked together to ensure we are well-prepared to safely care for all of our patients during the strike action.

Local health leaders plea ahead of industrial action and Bank Holiday

Added on April 21, 2016, in News - Information Alerts

People in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to use local healthcare services wisely and think about the best place for treatment and care with the two-day junior doctors’ strike and Bank Holiday looming.

RCHT signs up to Secondary Breast Cancer Care Pledge

Added on April 20, 2016, in News - Cancer Services / Patient Experience

RCHT has officially signed its Pledge as part of a national drive to offer ‘gold standard’ care for secondary breast cancer patients.

Tissue Viability Team receive international award

Added on April 18, 2016, in News - Medicine

Tissue Viability Lead Nurse Julie Trudgian and Tissue Viability Link Nurse Elaine Miller are the latest in an esteemed line-up of dedicated individuals creating award-winning work for Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

Memory Cafe for patients at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on April 15, 2016, in News - Patient Experience

Chief Pharmacist Iain Davidson has just been announced as a finalist in the national Antibiotic Guardian Awards in the category of Innovation. The nomination is in recognition of his work with the Cornwall Antimicrobial Resistance Group (CARG).

Chief Pharmacist is national awards finalist

Added on April 12, 2016, in Award - Awards and Achievements

Chief Pharmacist Iain Davidson has just been announced as a finalist in the national Antibiotic Guardian Awards in the category of Innovation. The nomination is in recognition of his work with the Cornwall Antimicrobial Resistance Group (CARG).

RCHT innovations shortlisted for three National Awards

Added on April 10, 2016, in Award - Awards and Achievements

Innovative work by teams at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has seen them shortlisted in three categories in the 2016 Health Service Journal Awards.

Global Handwashing Day sees launch of awareness video

Added on October 15, 2015, in News - General News

To mark Global Handwashing Day and to make sure people are washing their ‘funky hands’, RCHT has launched a handwash video for staff and new starters, entitled ‘Let’s Wash’ to help promo

Thrombosis Nursing Team win national award for innovation

Added on October 2, 2015, in Award - Awards and Achievements

There’s great news for RCHT’s Thrombosis Nursing Team after Andrew McSorley, Lead Anticoagulation/Thrombosis Clinical Nurse Specialist, submitted an entry for this year’s national Quality in Care Awards.

Blood Transfusion Team shortlisted for prestigious national award

Added on September 28, 2015, in Award - Awards and Achievements

There’s more great news for the Blood Transfusion Team. Not only have they been announced as a winner in this year’s One+All | We Care Awards, they have just received notification that they have been shortlisted as finalists in the national