Patients with minor injuries and ailments to be redirected to Minor Injury Units

Added on December 30, 2019, in Alerts - Alerts

With continued pressure on Truro’s Emergency Department, people coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital with minor injuries and aliments will be redirected to alternative services until after the New Year holiday.

New Year’s Honour for Director of Nursing

Added on December 27, 2019, in Awards - General News / Trust Board

It’s a brilliant end to the year for Kim O’Keeffe who is being awarded a Medal of the Order of the British Empire in the 2020 New Year’s Honours.

The Den comes alive at RCHT

Added on December 24, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Life size cut outs of Peter Jones and Deborah Meadon are not what you would naturally expect to find at Royal Cornwall Hospital but they took to then stage alongside the Trust’s own panel of ‘dragons’ as the Trust hosted The Den @RCHT, the hospitals version of the hit BBC show.

The John Ellis Paediatric Simulation Fund – A legacy

Added on December 23, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Would you be happy getting on a plane where the stewards had just READ about how to open the emergency door and release the escape slide or would you prefer them to have actually PRACTICED the emergency routine?

Eden’s Father and Mother Christmas bring festive cheer to Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on December 19, 2019, in News - General News / Womens and Children’s Services

Patients on Eden Ward at Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCH) were treated to an early Christmas present as ….

Truro School pupil’s heartfelt donation for patients this Christmas

Added on December 18, 2019, in News - Cancer Services

Staff on Lowen Ward at the Royal Cornwall Hospital received a surprise addition to their Christmas hampers for patients this year, thanks to Truro School pupil, Tilly Dodd.

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.