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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.

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.

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.

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

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) Unit

New Frailty SDEC Unit opens in Tremenel Unit (RCH)

Added on 10 November 2022, in News - General News

A Frailty SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care) Unit has opened in the new Tremenel building at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Nurses Michael Apas, Chloe Mickelson, and Ace Gonzales, pictured with photographer Mike Newman

Overseas nurses from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust take part in a photography workshop with a difference

Added on 22 September 2022, in News - General News

The workshops, which are run by the charity Bridging Arts, aim to break down barriers and increase understanding of the vital role played by people born overseas and to build ties with the local community.

Adam Kay, Kim O’Keeffe, and colleagues from RCHT gather round the memorial tree by the Knowledge Spa

Comedian and former doctor Adam Kay, author of bestselling book ‘This Is Going to Hurt,’ attends tree planting ceremony at the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 9 September 2022, in News - General News

The memorial tree has been planted in the grounds of the hospital in remembrance of those lost to suicide.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Public statement: Death of our Monarch

Added on 9 September 2022, in News - General News

A statement from Dr Mairi Mclean, Chairwoman and Steve Williamson, Chief Executive, on behalf of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust:

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