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Keeping in touch with patients

Added on August 28, 2020, in News - General News / Information Alerts

We know that it’s really hard for people to be unable to visit family, friends and loved-ones whilst they are in hospital during the coronavirus outbreak.

Gardens in full bloom – greenspaces around RCHT get a summer makeover to help celebrate Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Added on July 21, 2020, in News - General News

Exciting work around our hospitals’ greenspaces is currently underway, having previously been delayed due to lockdown. As we continue into the summer months, gardeners at the Royal Cornwall Hospital have been busy transforming the JK Memorial Garden, as well as the area outside the Dermatology department, to ensure our environments are as welcoming as possible for our patients and our colleagues.

Working together – Why staff from Finance and Procurement chose redeployment with the Inventory Management team

Added on July 8, 2020, in News - General News

Since the onset of Covid, redeployment has been one area where colleagues from across our hospitals have shown great initiative and commitment

Celebrating success

Added on July 1, 2020, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / General News

The Information and Intelligence Team shortlisted for prestigious Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Healthcare Data Analytics

Patient Hub

Added on June 30, 2020, in - General News

Shielding Advice

Added on June 24, 2020, in News - General News

The UK Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme.

Patient Experience Office Move

Added on June 23, 2020, in News - General News

The Patient Experience Office will be moving this Friday 26th June

Wearing face coverings when coming to hospital

Added on June 22, 2020, in News - General News

People infected with COVID-19 can have very mild or no respiratory symptoms (asymptomatic) and can transmit the virus to others without being aware of it.

The next Senate meeting has been agreed for Thursday, 16 July between 10 and 12 noon

Added on June 18, 2020, in Event - General News

The next Senate meeting has been agreed for Thursday, 16 July between10 and 12 noon

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust joins fight against Coronavirus in ground-breaking new study

Added on May 14, 2020, in News - General News

RCHT has joined the fight against Coronavirus by recruiting COVID-19 patients to participate in a ground-breaking new study of the disease performed by the partnership between the GenOMICC Study Consortium (led by the University of Edinburgh) and Genomics England. The study, announced by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, on 13th May will help us better understand the virus’ varied effects on people and support the search for treatments.