April 2020

NHS urges people to get care when they need it

Added on 25 April 2020, in News - General News

Health and care professionals across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are backing a major new drive across the country to…

New Limb Injury Unit is reducing demand on Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 24 April 2020, in News - Patient Care

To reduce the strain on the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital during the coronavirus epidemic, a new service has been set up at St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.

Donation of plants keeps hospital site in full bloom

Added on 17 April 2020, in News - General News

Kehelland Trust Nursery donation aims to bring brightness and colour to the RCHT

Greeting patients with a smiling face

Added on 10 April 2020, in News - Patient Experience

Dr Annabel Dumont from the RCHT has found a way to maintain a personal connection with patients at this difficult time…

Open for Easter!

Added on 9 April 2020, in Service Updates - General News

Open for Easter! – GPs and pharmacies across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will provide extra access over the bank holiday weekend

How you can help our colleagues during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Added on 9 April 2020, in Charity - Charity Fundraiser / How You Can Help / RCHT Charity

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is sending a message of thanks to the local community for the support shown as the Trust continues to provide care to patients in Cornwall during the Covid19 pandemic.

Food, Glorious Food

Added on 7 April 2020, in News - Wellbeing

The community of Cornwall have been phenomenal and overwhelmed us with their generosity, kindness and practical offers of help and support. Thanks to a Crowdfunding page set up by owner of restaurant Canteen in St Agnes, Benn Quinn, almost £14,000 has been raised to go towards providing delicious meals for our brilliant colleagues.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals released from ‘special measures’

Added on 6 April 2020, in News - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals received the good news this week that the Trust had been released from the quality special measures that were imposed in 2017.

Letters of support and well-wishes

Added on 3 April 2020, in News - Patient Experience

The chaplaincy team at RCHT is asking for laminated, hand-written ‘digital’ letters to deliver to patients at this time of need

Duchy Hospital and Royal Cornwall Hospitals work together to support patients

Added on 2 April 2020, in News - General News

As part of a major deal with NHS England, Ramsay Health Care UK will provide additional emergency capacity to the NHS from all our hospitals.  This will include the provision of urgent acute, trauma, medical and cancer cases.