September 2017

Recognising extraordinary care and support with this month’s IWL ‘Thank You’ award…

Added on September 26, 2017, in Award - Maternity & Neonatal Services

Improving Working Lives (IWL) Committee Member Linda Carpenter was joined by HR Director Catrin Asbrey to meet the recipient of the individual September IWL ‘Thank You’ award.

Critical Care leading the way in recognition of outstanding practice

Added on September 18, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements

The Critical Care success tree was first launched in July of this year and has already proven to be a success worthy of its own name.

More national awards successes!

Added on September 14, 2017, in News - Awards and Achievements

November is set to be an exciting prospect for local and national awards. Hot on the heels of news of shortlisting in four categories for this year’s Nursing Times Awards, it’s been revealed this week that two teams are through to the finals of the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards.

Sepsis Awareness week – Would you know how to Spot Sepsis?

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

As part of World Sepsis Day, we have launched a patient video about a lady called Sarah, a patient at RCHT who was treated for Sepsis.

National Award win for dietitian, Rachael Brandreth

Added on September 11, 2017, in News - Therapies

There’s fantastic news for RCHT dietitian Rachael Brandreth this week as it’s been revealed she is the winner of the 2017 Complete Nutrition Award for Paediatric Nutrition Professional of the Year.

Intrepid teams take on Pretty Muddy challenge

Added on September 7, 2017, in News - General News

Teams from Royal Cornwall Hospitals battled wind and rain to compete in this year’s Cornwall Pretty Muddy 5K.

Apprenticeships offer new career pathways in pathology

Added on September 4, 2017, in News - Working for us

Eight support grade staff members from across pathology have been successful in enrolling onto the Cornwall College level 3 laboratory technician and level 5 laboratory scientist apprenticeship scheme.

Upcoming Events

Added on September 4, 2017, in Event - BABA

To find out about upcoming events in aid of the Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal please go to our Facebook pageI.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals among the six sites recognised for best practice by the Acute Frailty Network

Added on September 4, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Medicine / Patient Experience

A new Nursing & Therapies study for the Acute Frailty Network has recognised Royal Cornwall Hospitals as one of the six major sites across the country to have achieved best practice in improving services for frail older people.