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Out now! Dietitian Approved charity recipe book

Added on June 4, 2019, in News - General News

RCHT dietitian Rachael Brandreth is among a group of experts from around the country who have contributed to a fundraising recipe book which has been launched as part of Dietitians Week – 3-7 June.

Paw use of leads means thousands of dog owners risk serious hand injuries

Added on May 28, 2019, in News - General News / Surgical Services

With new figures suggesting that thousands of dog owners across the UK may be suffering serious hand injuries caused by dog leads and collars, the British Society for Surgery of the Hand is urging pet owners to take care to avoid ending up in the dog house.

Help us crack this Easter by using the right NHS service

Added on April 17, 2019, in News - General News

Don’t spend your Easter bank holiday waiting in the emergency department to get sprains, strains and broken bones fixed – head straight for your nearest minor injury unit (MIU) or urgent treatment centre. Whether you’ve hammered your thumb doing the traditional bank holiday DIY, injured yourself with an over-enthusiastic football tackle in the park, doctors […]

Headland Unit spreading the joy with unique pin badges for staff

Added on March 21, 2019, in News - General News

The Headland Unit team helped to spread the joy on International Happiness Day, launching a new initiative where colleagues are presented with a unique pin badge upon completion of their Chemotherapy specialist training. The badges, which have been designed by Headland Staff Nurse Yvonne Hacon, feature a beautiful Periwinkle flower sitting above the leaves of […]

Cornwall’s Health and Care partners to ‘grow own’ workforce

Added on February 18, 2019, in News - General News / Working with us

An innovative ‘virtual’ Health and Social Care Academy has been launched to create health workers and carers for the future.

New bag scheme to build on ‘personalised’ care and reduce hospital stays

Added on February 1, 2019, in News - General News

The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across Cornwall to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment should they need to go into hospital.

Come Dance with us

Added on January 28, 2019, in Charity - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is asking if you will put your best foot forward in their latest fundraiser ‘Come Dance With Us’– a first for RCHT!

RCHT Chief Executive appointed

Added on January 16, 2019, in News - General News

Kate Shields has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Staying Well this winter – are you prepared?

Added on January 9, 2019, in News - General News

As winter bugs start rise across the UK health professionals in Cornwall are reminding local people how to care for themselves at home and when to seek help if symptoms become severe. “Post-Christmas get togethers and this week’s return to school are prime-time for winter bugs to do their worst and spread rapidly,” says GP, […]

Neonatal moving on up to Stage two Baby Friendly Accreditation!

Added on December 20, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal team at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is delighted with the news it has been awarded stage two accreditation from UNICEF.