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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 […]

Headland Unit spreading the joy with unique pin badges for staff

Added on March 21, 2019, in News - General News

The Headland Unit team helped to spread the joy on International Happiness Day, launching a new initiative where colleagues are presented with a unique pin badge upon completion of their Chemotherapy specialist training. The badges, which have been designed by Headland Staff Nurse Yvonne Hacon, feature a beautiful Periwinkle flower sitting above the leaves of […]

Cornwall’s Health and Care partners to ‘grow own’ workforce

Added on February 18, 2019, in News - General News / Working with us

An innovative ‘virtual’ Health and Social Care Academy has been launched to create health workers and carers for the future.

New bag scheme to build on ‘personalised’ care and reduce hospital stays

Added on February 1, 2019, in News - General News

The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across Cornwall to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment should they need to go into hospital.