May 2017

More than 4,500 people access support in the Cove Macmillan Support Centre’s first six months

Added on May 30, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / General News

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre has helped 4,897 local people affected by cancer in its first six months of service

Start your summer with a double date

Added on May 24, 2017, in Event - BABA

Atlantic Reach near Newquay and Pentewan Sands near St Austell are holding playdates in support of The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal. Here are two dates for your diary to kick start your summer of fun.

Pink Wig Events

Added on May 19, 2017, in News - Cancer Services

Pink Wig Events have donated £9000 to the Mermaid Centre and two benches to The Macmillan Cove Centre at Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Cornwall respiratory patient champions research legacy

Added on May 18, 2017, in News - ResearchPatientNews

Ann Bennett of Cornwall hopes her commitment to taking part in research into the treatment of a chronic lung condition will be her legacy for future patients.

IT systems not affected by cyber-attack

Added on May 15, 2017, in Alert - General News

Cornwall NHS has not been affected by the cyber-attack and our IT systems are operating normally. Patients should continue to come for their appointments as planned.

Patient says she felt deeply honoured to be asked to take part in a clinical drug trial when she was being treated in Cornwall for breast cancer

Added on May 14, 2017, in News - ResearchPatientNews

The Royal Cornwall Hospital patient said she felt valued and privileged when she was given the opportunity to participate in a research study alongside her treatment.

True NTH takes direction for Prostate Cancer patients

Added on May 3, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / General News

Royal Cornwall Hospital are leading the way in Prostate cancer treatment, after adopting a new project called True NTH, giving patients the opportunity to take back control of the management of their follow up.

A date with ‘Gin and Jazz’ in aid of The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on May 3, 2017, in Event - BABA

A date with ‘Gin and Jazz’ in aid of The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal on the 4th May at Penventon Hotel and Spa.

Patient Notification Excercise

Added on May 2, 2017, in Alert - Information Alerts

RCHT is one of three Trusts which have been asked by NHS England to contact patients treated by a doctor who has subsequently been diagnosed as HIV positive. This individual was involved in orthopaedic operations at the Royal Cornwall Hospital for a six month period between 2011 and 2012.

A BABA Date for your diary

Added on May 2, 2017, in News - BABA / RCHT Charity

Organisers of The BABA Appeal are ringing the bell for playtime across the county, asking you to make it a date in your diary.