January 2018

Celebrating Innovation at the 2nd Annual Research Awards

Added on January 31, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Research

On Friday, NHS staff involved in research from across Cornwall gathered to celebrate successes at the 2nd annual Research Awards.

Accelerated training programme supports development of endoscopy service

Added on January 19, 2018, in News - Surgical Services / Trust Improvement

Louise Moffitt and Luke Chapman are leading the way at RCHT as the first nurses to undergo a new accelerated, seven month training programme. Once qualified, they will be Clinical Endoscopists, running their own Endoscopy lists.

Cardiac team takes the initiative on improving safety and tackling delay

Added on January 17, 2018, in News - Cardiac Services / Medicine

The Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic team has taken the initiative to solve the problem of rising referrals and lengthening waits. By changing the way they work, waiting times have tumbled and patients are benefitting from safer care.

Ward Accreditation scheme supports quality and safety…

Added on January 12, 2018, in - General News / Patient Experience

The New Year is a great time to embark on something new and for ward teams they’ll soon be setting their sights on ‘gold’, as they embark on a quality and safety based accreditation scheme.

Neonatal unit is among first to achieve first stage of baby friendly accreditation

Added on January 4, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements

The Neonatal unit team at Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust is thrilled to have been awarded Baby Friendly Stage One Accreditation.