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Haematology Research patient Vaughan Herriott

57 year old man from Bodmin is now in remission from his cancer after joining research study at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Added on 22 December 2022, in News - Research Patient News

After undergoing 4 different unsuccessful treatments for his cancer, scans now show him to be tumour free. Vaughan Herriott, aged 57 from Bodmin was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2016 following a very difficult 6 months where he was rocked by a spate of 3 family tragedies. Married with 2 children in their 20s, the […]

Newly qualified registered nurses attend graduation ceremony

Nursing Apprenticeship Achievement

Added on 22 December 2022, in News - General News

A newly qualified registered nurse shares the benefits of having completed an apprenticeship at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. It was a time of great celebration recently as a group of former healthcare assistants from the southwest graduated as registered nurses. The newly qualified graduates had all previously completed a registered nurse degree apprenticeship […]

T-Level students attend RCHT for their first industry placement

T-Level students from Truro and Penwith College attend their first industry placement at RCHT

Added on 22 December 2022, in News - General News

On Tuesday 13th December, the Learning and Development Team hosted 10 first year T-Level students from Truro and Penwith College, for their first industry placement. T-Levels are a brand-new two-year qualification as an alternative to A Levels or vocational programmes. On completion, they receive an industry-recognised qualification that is equivalent to three A Levels. The […]

A baby holding someone's finger while it sleeps

New Neonatal Unit virtual tour to help relax and reassure new parents

Added on 12 December 2022, in News - General News

An online virtual tour that was co-produced with parents, has been launched for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) Neonatal Unit.

Michael Joel Apas

Exploring new heights in education

Added on 8 December 2022, in News - Awards and Achievements

Clinical Practice Educator for International Nursing at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust receives award from the Instabright International Guild for Educators and Researchers

Scarlet fever: symptoms and what to do

Added on 6 December 2022, in Featured Video - General News

Scarlet fever is usually a mild illness, but it is highly infectious. Therefore, look out for symptoms in your child, which include a sore throat, headache, and fever, along with a fine, pinkish or red body rash with a sandpapery feel.

Graphic: RCHT Charity, Christmas Kit Kat of Kindness

Christmas KitKat of Kindness

Added on 1 December 2022, in Charity - Charity Fundraiser

Christmas is here and at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity we want to spread festive cheer amongst NHS colleagues across the Trust, by launching Christmas KitKat of Kindness.

Lorraine Cowley, Clinical Scientist (Radiotherapy) at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust; Gill Millen, Clinical Applications Specialist for Oncology CT at Philips UK; and Amy Chippett, Consultant Radiographer at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

New state-of-the-art “Big Bore” CT scanner keeps Cornwall at the forefront of cancer care

Added on 30 November 2022, in News - General News

The Sunrise Centre at the Royal Cornwall Hospital has welcomed its first patients to the newly kitted out CT scanning room, following the installation of a brand new “Big Bore” radiotherapy scanner and a three-month refit of the CT scanning and control rooms.

Graphic: Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity, Christmas Star Appeal

RCHT Charity Christmas Stars Appeal

Added on 24 November 2022, in Charity - How You Can Help

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is inviting everyone across the county to help Cornwall’s only acute hospital, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske, shine brightly for the festive season by sponsoring a Christmas star.

Entrance and signage to Lowen Ward (Tremenel Unit) and Patient Blood Management

Lowen Ward and Patient Blood Management Service have moved!

Added on 21 November 2022, in News - General News

Lowen Ward has moved into its new temporary home, on the Ground Floor of the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Tremenel Unit. This is a short-term move for around 19 weeks until the brand-new MRI and Oncology/Haematology Unit opens at the end of March 2023

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