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Nurses Michael Apas, Chloe Mickelson, and Ace Gonzales, pictured with photographer Mike Newman

Overseas nurses from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust take part in a photography workshop with a difference

Added on 22 September 2022, in News - General News

The workshops, which are run by the charity Bridging Arts, aim to break down barriers and increase understanding of the vital role played by people born overseas and to build ties with the local community.

Adam Kay, Kim O’Keeffe, and colleagues from RCHT gather round the memorial tree by the Knowledge Spa

Comedian and former doctor Adam Kay, author of bestselling book ‘This Is Going to Hurt,’ attends tree planting ceremony at the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 9 September 2022, in News - General News

The memorial tree has been planted in the grounds of the hospital in remembrance of those lost to suicide.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Public statement: Death of our Monarch

Added on 9 September 2022, in News - General News

A statement from Dr Mairi Mclean, Chairwoman and Steve Williamson, Chief Executive, on behalf of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust:

Mammography Equipment coming to the Mermaid Centre

New Mammography Equipment On The Way

Added on 31 August 2022, in News - General News

A new construction compound has been installed outside the Mermaid Centre – in preparation for a new project to be delivered by the Strategic Estates team at RCHT.

: Photograph of Catherine Wood, virtual hepatology nurse at Royal Cornwall Hospitals and winner of an European Association for the Study of the Liver ‘Rising Star’ award.

Hepatology Clinical Nurse Specialist receives Rising Star Award for Innovative Service Delivery

Added on 12 August 2022, in News - General News

Catherine Wood, Virtual Hepatology Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, has received the EASL “Rising Star” Award for Innovative Service Delivery. The award acknowledges the success of this relatively new virtual service, as well as the benefits it has brought to patients and supporting sustainable healthcare.

Lynher Research Team

“I’m living my life and this team did that for me” Oncology research patient talks about her experience of being a participant in a breast cancer treatment research study.

Added on 7 July 2022, in News - General News

Below is a moving account from one of our research participants which demonstrates the impact on lives the can be achieved by working in Research & Development at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT).

a lifeboat and kayakers patrol the coast

Doctors and emergency medicine consultants from the RCHT join RNLI lifeboat volunteers as part of ‘Remote and Restorative’ training exercise

Added on 6 July 2022, in News - General News

As part of a Remote and Restorative course for the RCHT, 30 doctors and 4 faculty, including emergency medicine consultants from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, took part in an exercise involving a launch of RNLI lifeboat, Rose. The lifeboat proceeded to Coverack, where it was met by the doctors, who were on kayaks, ready to take part in this on-the-water training exercise.

Sign reading 'Garden of Freedom' with the garden in the background at the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Enchanted “Garden of Freedom” has opened at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 5 July 2022, in News - General News

A fantastic new children’s garden has been officially opened at the Royal Cornwall Hospital by Caroline Chappell, General Manager for Women, Children and HIV Services at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Graphic: Uk Health Security Agency advisory which reads: Monkeypox: What you need to know

Monkeypox update

Added on 16 June 2022, in News - Alert / General News

UKHSA has advised that cases of monkeypox have increased recently but the risk to the UK population remains low.

New CT Scanner

A new CT scanner commissioned

Added on 8 June 2022, in News - General News

Exciting news this week, as our newly commissioned GE scanner in CT2 received its first patient on Tuesday 7th June.

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