News Archives: January 2021

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trialled in South West 89.3% effective

Added on 29 January 2021, in News - Research

The NIHR-supported Novavax COVID-19 vaccine – which was trialled in Exeter and Cornwall – has demonstrated that the vaccine is 89.3% effective at preventing COVID-19. This data was identified from interim analysis of the Phase III study and included effectiveness against the new variants.

a small, ride-on electric car parked in a colourfully decorated children’s waiting area

Making the patient experience a positive one for children and parents

Added on 21 January 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Local charities and dedicated staff have helped to transform the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Paediatric Operating Theatres into a place of wonder and imagination.

Covid 19 Funds – have your say…

Added on 19 January 2021, in Charity - RCHT Charity / Where Your Money Goes

Since the start of the pandemic, thanks to the generosity of our local community and funding from the NHS Charities Together Covid 19 Appeal

Hospitals ask for support from local people as they respond to covid-19

Added on 7 January 2021, in Alerts - Alert / Cancer Services / Emergency Department

Now that our hospitals are seeing the impact of the rising rate of coronavirus infection over the last two weeks, health and care professionals in Cornwall are urging local people to support them by keeping to national restrictions and social distancing, to help reduce the virus spreading.

Young toddler holding his hand to his ear

Audiology Drop In Service

Added on 7 January 2021, in Alerts - Alert / Patient Care

Audiology is not currently operating its ‘normal’ drop in service to staff, or to the public. We are currently offering support by telephone or post, however if you have difficulties with your hearing aid please contact us to discuss (01872) 253747/253787

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