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NHS Staff in uniform at Stithians vaccination centre

100,000 vaccinations at Stithians as bookings open to 18 to 20 year olds

Added on 18 June 2021, in News - General News

It’s a milestone day for the COVID–19 vaccination programme in Cornwall as the Stithians vaccination centre reaches 100,000 vaccinations and opens its doors to everyone older than 18

Matrons from RCHT and CFT share views at South West Regional Matrons conference

Added on 17 June 2021, in News - General News

Two Matrons from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust were asked recently to speak at the South West Regional Matrons conference, which took place on International Nurses Day

A line drawing of happy sea creatures against a summery beach scene

The first entries to our NHS Cornwall Colouring Competition have been submitted

Added on 10 June 2021, in News - General News

By bringing a splash of colour to an illustrated beach scene, one lucky participant could win themselves a brand new iPad

A lady wearing a surgical mask holding a birthday card

New Inpatient Birthday Cards

Added on 26 May 2021, in Charity - General News / Where Your Money Goes

Thanks to Julie Gray and the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity team, inpatients celebrating their birthdays can now receive trust cards from their ward staff

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Document Library Downtime

Added on 21 May 2021, in News / Service Updates - General News

Please be advised that the Document Library and access to documents via webpages of both the internet and intranet will not be available between 7am and 8am on Wednesday 26th May.

A nurse holding a box of recyclable plastic objects.

Colleagues from the RCHT lead improvements in sustainability

Added on 19 March 2021, in News - General News

A nurse from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has helped to inspire new initiatives around the recycling of sterile plastics

Healthcare Science Week 2021 – Highlighting some of the Cardiac team

Added on 16 March 2021, in News - General News

Joshua Morton, Bradley Cock, Duane Smith, Samantha Kodola

Healthcare Science Week 2021 – Pathology and Covid Testing

Added on 16 March 2021, in News - General News

The first tests for coronavirus were done on 18th March 2020. Since then we have done 105,000 PCR tests on patients and staff and 48000 antibody tests since June 2020.

Medical machine for radiation therapy

Healthcare Science Week 2021 – Radiotherapy Physics

Added on 16 March 2021, in News - General News

The radiotherapy physics team is responsible for a multitude of activities within RCHT and the Sunrise Centre

Biomedical Scientist smiling in an office

Healthcare Science Week 2021 – A day in the life of a chemistry biomedical scientist

Added on 12 March 2021, in News - General News

“I am a Biomedical Scientist who works in the Clinical Chemistry laboratory of the Royal Cornwall Hospital. Covid-19 has had a large impact on the way we work across the whole of Pathology.”