October 2017

£2 million project to replace CT and X-Ray equipment gets underway at West Cornwall Hospital

Added on October 30, 2017, in News - Clinical Imaging / General News

A £2 million investment in new CT and X-Ray equipment has begun at West Cornwall Hospital.

Scan4Safety transforms Inventory management in RCH’s Cath Labs

Added on October 27, 2017, in News - Cardiac Services / General News

This week, the go-live of a new Inventory Management system in RCH’s Cath labs, marked the first step in what will be a dramatic transformation to how the Trust manages Inventory as part of the Scan4Safety Programme. As one of only 6 demonstrator sites in the country, RCHT is leading the way for the NHS […]

Addaction HOT Team has arrived

Added on October 26, 2017, in News - General News / Patient Experience

RCHT now has Addaction outreach workers within its safeguarding team whose role will be to support patients with alcohol or drug addiction. The Addaction Hospital Outreach Team (HOT) consists of two workers: Joanne Sutcliffe and Lee Derrick.

IWL Award for Theatre Team

Added on October 26, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Surgical Services / Working for us

The Theatre 3 team at RCH are the latest winners of an Improving Working Lives (IWL) Team Award after vascular surgeon, Neil Hopper, highlighted the team’s outstanding response to a recent emergency.

Oncology Research Team

Added on October 24, 2017, in News - Cove

The Oncology Research Team and their clinical colleagues at Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro and St Michaels Hospital consented and followed up 21 patients to a study looking at wound closure techniques following mastectomy.

Sage & Thyme Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

Added on October 17, 2017, in Event - Events

SAGE & THYME’ is a mnemonic which guides healthcare professional/care workers into and out of a conversation with someone who is distressed or concerned. It provides structure to psychological support by encouraging the health worker to hold back with advice and prompting the concerned person to consider their own solutions.

Personal Appointment with Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisor

Added on October 17, 2017, in Event - Cove

Wednesday 1st November 2017 13.00—16.00 – The Cove Macmillan Cancer Support Centre

Low Level Activity Sessions

Added on October 17, 2017, in Event - Cove

Wednesday 1st November 2017 – The Cove Macmillan Cancer Support Centre

Health and Well-being Event

Added on October 17, 2017, in Event - Cove

Wednesday 1st November 13.00 – 16.00, The Cove Macmillan Support Centre, Royal Cornwall Hospital

Old Pounds for New Life

Added on October 17, 2017, in News - BABA

Organisers of a Cornish charity are asking everyone to empty their pockets, check down the back of the sofa and shake out the contents of their piggy banks to seek out any old pound coins that might still be lurking.