News Archives: November 2021

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 […]

Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist Emma Cresswell and Family Health Worker Emma Shaughnessy-Philp

Lung Cancer Awareness Month November 2021

Added on 30 November 2021, in News - General News

To mark this year’s Lung Cancer Awareness month, one Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Emma Cresswell, has collaborated with Family Health Worker, Emma Shaughnessy-Philp (pictured below), to speak to school children about the risks of smoking and to recognize early signs of lung cancer.

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.

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