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Colleagues from the RCHT are invited to enter the Green Team Competition

Added on 25 October 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

Continuing our promise to put sustainability at the heart of everything we do, the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is making it possible for 6 teams across our services to take part in the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare’s (CSH) flagship sustainable leadership programme, the Green Team Competition.

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Pressure on health and care services increases

Added on 22 October 2021, in News - Patient Care

Speaking on behalf of the NHS in Cornwall RCHT Medical Director, Dr Allister Grant said:

Colleagues from the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s radiography services discuss shortage of available accommodation in Cornwall

Added on 15 October 2021, in News - General News

Ifreke King is a radiographer based at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. Originally from Nigeria, Ifreke had travelled to the UK to begin work at the hospital. A few weeks after arriving, Ifreke started looking for accommodation to rent for her and her family, who due to Covid quarantine restrictions, would be travelling to […]

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Consultant Nurse for infection Prevention and Control is shortlisted for Nursing Times Workforce Award

Added on 15 October 2021, in News - Awards and Achievements

Jo Taylor, Consultant Nurse for infection Prevention and Control, and Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Control across both the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, has been shortlisted for a commendation at this year’s Nursing Times Workforce Awards. The award is in the category of Nurse Manager of the […]

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Relatives urged to collect their loved ones from hospital

Added on 14 October 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Relatives and carers are being urged to collect their loved ones from hospital as soon as they’re called so the bed can be given to someone else who needs it. The plea has been made as health and care services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly continue to see unprecedented demand. The reasons for […]

Wear Yellow on 8th October to show young people they are not alone with their mental health

This Friday, say Hello Yellow

Added on 7 October 2021, in News - Wellbeing

This Friday, 8th October, we would like you to wear yellow to support young people and their mental health.

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Appointment of Chief Executive

Added on 7 October 2021, in News - Trust Board

Following recent interviews, Steve Williamson has been appointed to the substantive role of Chief Executive for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Cornwall’s smokers urged to quit for Stoptober as stats show pandemic is fuelling habit

Added on 1 October 2021, in News - Patient Care

Smokers in Cornwall are being urged to stub out their habit this October as part of the Stoptober campaign.

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Allez, Allez Makes Way for Oggy Oggy Oggy in Cycle Challenge

Added on 1 October 2021, in Charity - General News / RCHT Charity

The Covid Pandemic twice scuppered plans for a charity cycle from London to Paris so the wheels were put in motion as Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity brought the challenge to Cornwall. 12 cyclists (11 RCHT NHS staff and 1 past patient) completed the RCHT Charity Pedal 4 Patients Cycle, riding just over 200 miles in […]

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It is safe for people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza at the same time, study run in Devon and Cornwall shows

Added on 1 October 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

Research has found that it is safe for people to receive a flu vaccine at the same time as a COVID-19 vaccine. Reported side effects were mainly mild to moderate, and there were no negative impacts on the immune response produced by either vaccine when both were given on the same day, in opposite arms. […]

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