December 2018

CQC report shows improvement underway at RCHT

Added on December 14, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Care

Staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals have welcomed today’s report from the Care Quality Commission which has seen the Trust move its rating from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Requires Improvement’.

£40 million investment in Cornwall’s NHS

Added on December 12, 2018, in News - Cancer Services / Clinical Imaging / Patient Experience

More than £40 million to be spent improving Cornwall’s hospitals and healthcare as part of major transformation programme. Health leaders in Cornwall welcomed the news today that more than £40 million is to be invested in key hospital and healthcare projects in the county. The funding, part of the government’s long term plan for the […]

One + All we Care Staff Awards 2018

Added on December 12, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / General News

In November this year, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust held their annual staff awards, the One + All We Care Staff Awards, celebrating and recognising staff and volunteers who have gone above and beyond their normal job roles. Now in its 8th year, all the winners in this event are nominated by patients, patient’s families and […]

Reducing ‘baby miles’ with additional equipment

Added on December 10, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

Funding from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity funds have enabled the purchase of equipment for use by community midwives all over the county which removes the need for many families and their newly born babies to travel over 50 miles to hospital for a jaundice check. Of the three purchased, one went to the West team, […]

Hospital Choir to give the gift of music to end of life patients

Added on December 6, 2018, in News - Fundraising / General News

Royal Cornwall Hospital Choir know just how much comfort music can bring and now they want to give the gift of music to patients approaching end of life and their families at Royal Cornwall Hospital. The choir have released a CD of their most popular songs to raise funds through Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity in […]