September 2018

Paul Lidder is new Chief Clinical Information Officer

Added on September 28, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Consultant Surgeon Paul Lidder has been appointed as the new Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for the Trust to help lead and develop our digital strategy.

Second Chance for Cancer Research in Cornwall

Added on September 20, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity / Research

Donating unwanted items to Long Rock’s new charity shop can help cancer research projects right here in Cornwall.

£70 Challenge a run-away success

Added on September 19, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

Over £42,000 has been raised by the eight teams taking part in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity £70 Challenge which ran for 70 days ending on Thursday 13th September.

Nationwide Community Grant for The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on September 18, 2018, in News - BABA / RCHT Charity

The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal have been awarded a Community Grant from Nationwide Building Society for £4628. The funds have been pledged to enable the purchase of additional equipment for both the maternity and neonatal departments.

Celebrating our brilliant Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Added on September 18, 2018, in News - General News

Today has seen RCHT’s first celebration and conference for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners.

Electronic sepsis screening to support safer care

Added on September 13, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

RCHT’s lead nurse for sepsis, Helen Winn, has been busy in the run up today’s World Sepsis Day, introducing colleagues to the up and coming new electronic screening software which will help clinicians to spot the signs of Sepsis.

Critical Care is SAFER by tackling delays

Added on September 10, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Find out how the Critical Care team has reduced patient delays, overnight discharges and bed occupancy.

High tech simulation training supports maternity safety

Added on September 7, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Our midwives have been using high tech simulation training in the community to ensure safer care for women who require emergency support when giving birth outside of hospital.

Vic Inn teams plans mammoth charity day for Cornish Heart Unit Fund

Added on September 5, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

Nigel Stafford tells the story behind the event and his continued support of the Cornish Heart Unit Fund, part of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.