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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.

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.

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 […]

Pedal 4 Patients celebrate

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 […]

Looking back: 2020-2021

Added on 30 September 2021, in Featured Video - General News

Preg-Cov Trial

Added on 31 August 2021, in News - General News

The Preg-CoV trial aims to identify the best interval to be used between doses of COVID-19 vaccines for protecting pregnant women against COVID-19.

Aerial image of the Isles of Isles of Scilly and surrounding waters taken from a light aircraft

Consultant Community Paediatrician documents amazing role working on the Isles of Scilly

Added on 20 August 2021, in News - General News

This year, annual World Photography Day fell on the 19th of August. As part of this, colleagues from across our hospitals have been sharing photos they’ve taken of the surrounding countryside to add a wow factor to some of our local and national campaigns. However, one colleague’s unique role and his passion for photography have […]

#Think111First

Added on 2 August 2021, in Featured Video - General News

Stephen Smith

World Hepatitis Day – 28 July 2021

Added on 30 July 2021, in News - General News

“This virus has taken from me the best years of my life for the past 36 years”

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