Macmillan Cancer Support praises best practice for the RCHT’s End of Life care

Added on December 6, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

In the most recent newsletter for Macmillan Cancer Support, The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Palliative & End of Life Care Team have been featured nationally as an example of best practice.

iPad donations from the charity Finnsarmy delight young visitors to Clinical Imaging

Added on November 29, 2019, in Charity - Clinical Imaging

The Clinical Imaging Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital were delighted to accept a donation of two new interactive iPads from the charity Finnsarmy.

Employers urged to support victims of domestic abuse

Added on November 25, 2019, in News - General News

An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 experience domestic abuse each year. Often workplaces are the only safe place for victims, offering hope of escaping abuse if the signs are spotted – or if employees feel able to disclose abuse to colleagues.

London to Paris Fitness Challenge

Added on November 25, 2019, in Charity - Charity Fundraiser

Adrian Evans, Charge Nurse Med 2 WCH, was not allowed a bike as a child as it was deemed too dangerous by his mother. At age 17 he jumped on his first bike and now he is joining us for our London to Paris cycle.

Maternity team shines at International Midwifery Conference Awards

Added on November 15, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

The culmination of over 12 months work by midwifery teams, along with community volunteers and partner organisations, saw RCHT scoop one overall winner and three highly commended prizes at the International Midwifery Conference Awards this week.

Kay’s calendar – Enhancing Dementia care on Kerensa

Added on November 14, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

For patients with dementia, coming into hospital can be frightening and confusing. Being away from home comforts and a familiar routine can be distressing not just for the patient but also their family.

EuSEM Prague 2019 Sim Cup

Added on November 14, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

This year the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust signed up for the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) Congress in Prague where they took part in the European Sim Cup.

National Award for Team Teyluva



Added on November 12, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Trust Improvement / Womens and Children’s Services

Congratulations to midwives Amy Keates and Jessica Parker who won an Integration Innovation award at this year’s national Black and Minority Ethnic Health & Care Awards for their work with the Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership and TravellerSpace Charity to set up a midwifery service tailored for the traveller community in St Day. 

Carers and family members of people with dementia are invited to attend the Supporting Ahead Programme

Added on November 11, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

Do you or a family member care for someone who has a formal diagnosis of dementia?

National win for Inventory Management Team

Added on November 11, 2019, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Brilliant news for our Inventory Management team who won the Supply Chain Excellence Award for Sourcing and Procurement this week.