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Covid-19 Vaccine Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash

Give yourself and the NHS the best Christmas present: get your COVID-19 jab

Added on 22 December 2021, in News - Covid / General News

Cornwall’s NHS smashed its target to vaccinate 50,000 people against COVID-19 last week by putting 55,000 doses in arms.

Alison Richardson and Nikki Pryke receive their awards.

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust wins big at this year’s Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

Added on 17 December 2021, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / General News

Following last year’s hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards returned for the sixth time last month, with a gala ceremony held at Truro and Penwith College.

Dermatology Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital detail their journey of improvement

Added on 16 December 2021, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Eleven months ago, the Dermatology Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, set to work on the implementation of a quality improvement plan.

Endoscopy team with entonox mobile destruction

Medical gas neutraliser is latest green initiative at RCHT

Added on 30 November 2021, in News - Sustainable RCHT

As Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust moves closer to its commitment to be Carbon Neutral Net Zero by 2030, our Gastroenterology team is the first in the UK to implement new technology within endoscopy to tackle environmentally damaging emissions from nitrous oxide, the gas commonly used for pain relief. The Mobile Destruction Unit or MDU, made […]

RCHT Sustainability team celebrate commendation at the HSJ Awards

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is commended for the HSJ Environmental Sustainability Award

Added on 30 November 2021, in - Awards and Achievements / General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is commended for the HSJ Environmental Sustainability Award Last week, the 41st annual Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards ceremony was held, with the event once again providing an opportunity to celebrate and shine a light on the colleagues and institutions that have been at the forefront of healthcare excellence […]

Graphic: Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity, Christmas Star Appeal

Christmas Stars Appeal

Added on 23 November 2021, in Charity - How You Can Help / RCHT Charity

We’re excited to invite you all to help our only Acute Hospital, Royal Cornwall Hospital, shine brightly by sponsoring your very own Christmas star

Chief Executive, Tony Chambers, and Patient Transport Coordinator, Andrew Ottaway with poppy wreath

Routes of Remembrance 2021

Added on 5 November 2021, in News - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust will once again be joining the Routes of Remembrance on 11 November 2021, by placing a poppy wreath on the First Great Western Railway train from Penzance to Paddington.

Caroline Ellis with Ride the Wave Bag

Riding the wave in Dementia care

Added on 4 November 2021, in Charity - Where Your Money Goes

Caring for a loved one with Dementia can feel like a lonely and overwhelming role.

Adam Wheeldon, recent recipient of the Deputy Director of Finance Award

Colleague wins Deputy Director of Finance Award

Added on 4 November 2021, in News - Awards and Achievements

Adam Wheeldon from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has won the Deputy Director of Finance Award at this year’s Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) annual South West branch conference, which took place recently.

Keep #HelpingUsHelpYou

Added on 29 October 2021, in News - Patient Care

As we head into a busy weekend, with extended half-term holidays and Halloween celebrations on the calendar for many, NHS staff across Cornwall are asking people to keep up the support that has seen less demand on services this week. Emergency Department Consultant and Director for Urgent and Emergency Care at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals, […]

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