General News

National win for Inventory Management Team

Added on November 11, 2019, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Brilliant news for our Inventory Management team who won the Supply Chain Excellence Award for Sourcing and Procurement this week.
 

Lifeboat links celebrated in Penlee Unit’s new name

Added on October 24, 2019, in News - General News / Trust Improvement / West Cornwall Hospital

The newly named Penlee Unit has been unveiled at West Cornwall Hospital at an event where staff were joined by current and former Penlee Lifeboat crew…

Have you spotted our NHS rainbow badges?

Added on October 18, 2019, in News - General News

More than 4,000 staff at RCHT are wearing NHS rainbow badges to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) patients.

Protecting Our Patients

Added on October 7, 2019, in Featured Video - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Flu Campaign 2019

‘BUTTERFLY CORNWALL’ MAKING GOOD MEMORIES 
AT THE END OF LIFE

Added on October 3, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

Cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust are working together to ensure better care for end of life patients and their families with ‘Butterfly Cornwall’.

RCHT announces new framework opportunity for contractors wishing to undertake construction works

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - General News

RCHT is inviting contractors that may wish tender for a place on a new framework agreement to undertake minor works and planned maintenance to come along to a special event to find out more and how to bid.

Cornwall Transplantees at this week’s transplant games

Added on July 26, 2019, in News - General News

Three transplantees from Cornwall will be part of the team from the South West taking part in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games in Newport from the 25-28 July.

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 […]