July 2019

Ultra Marathon in memory of a dear friend

Added on July 29, 2019, in Charity - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

Four friends from Perranwell recently took on the Classic Quarter ultra-marathon in memory of their friend Paul Guinchard who died in July 2018 after a short after a short illness caused by a rare sarcoma cancer.

Royal recognition as HRH The Princess Royal visits maternity services at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - BABA / Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

HRH The Princess Royal who is a patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) met with midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs), student midwives and other members of staff at The Princess Alexandra Maternity Wing on Friday (26th July), for royal recognition of the work carried out to improve the unit.

RCHT announces new framework opportunity for contractors wishing to undertake construction works

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - General News

RCHT is inviting contractors that may wish tender for a place on a new framework agreement to undertake minor works and planned maintenance to come along to a special event to find out more and how to bid.

Rachael Brandreath wins national ‘emerging leader’ award

Added on July 26, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to Rachael Brandreth, Joint Professional Lead for Dietetics across RCHT and CFT who is the national winner of Health Education England’s Emerging Leader of the Year award.

Cornwall Transplantees at this week’s transplant games

Added on July 26, 2019, in News - General News

Three transplantees from Cornwall will be part of the team from the South West taking part in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games in Newport from the 25-28 July.

Cornwall’s planned new health professionals’ hub shortlisted for Nursing Times Awards

Added on July 26, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

A new hub at the Royal Cornwall Hospital bringing professionals under one roof to better meet the needs of vulnerable people has been shortlisted for a national nursing award.

Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Festival of Opportunity

Added on July 19, 2019, in News - Working for us

RCHT is hosting a new, FREE event on Monday 22nd July – 2-5pm in the Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital – showcasing career opportunities and pathways in to health and care, aimed at young people who are considering what to do after finishing school or college.

Local NHS calls on residents and visitors to ChooseWell

Added on July 12, 2019, in Alerts - Alerts

With attendances at Truro’s emergency department showing signs of building again today, health leaders and clinicians are urging residents and visitors to continue to support local hospitals by using alternative services wherever possible.

Parliamentary Awards 2019 – RCHT Head of Information and Business Intelligence named Regional Champion for the South West

Added on July 11, 2019, in News - Awards and Achievements

Head of Information and Business Intelligence for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Linzi Lancaster, has been named the Regional Champion for the whole of the South Westin this year’s Parliamentary Awards.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust shortlisted for CHKS national healthcare efficiency award

Added on July 4, 2019, in News - Awards and Achievements

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has been shortlisted for the CHKS national healthcare efficiency award; part of the CHKS annual Top Hospitals programme awards for 2019.