General News

New Year’s Honour for Director of Nursing

Added on December 27, 2019, in Awards - General News / Trust Board

It’s a brilliant end to the year for Kim O’Keeffe who is being awarded a Medal of the Order of the British Empire in the 2020 New Year’s Honours.

Eden’s Father and Mother Christmas bring festive cheer to Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on December 19, 2019, in News - General News / Womens and Children’s Services

Patients on Eden Ward at Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCH) were treated to an early Christmas present as ….

Macmillan Cancer Support praises best practice for the RCHT’s End of Life care

Added on December 6, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

In the most recent newsletter for Macmillan Cancer Support, The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Palliative & End of Life Care Team have been featured nationally as an example of best practice.

Employers urged to support victims of domestic abuse

Added on November 25, 2019, in News - General News

An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 experience domestic abuse each year. Often workplaces are the only safe place for victims, offering hope of escaping abuse if the signs are spotted – or if employees feel able to disclose abuse to colleagues.

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.