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Memorandum of Understanding represents exciting step forward in the RCHT’s ambition to become a University Teaching Hospital

Added on 6 May 2022, in News - General News

A formal agreement between Falmouth University and the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust will build on a spirit of collaborative working, enabling both parties to build on existing clinical research and health education, and to nurture new opportunities for the ultimate benefit of patient care.

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DisAbility Cornwall and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Join Forces to Improve Accessibility and Inclusion

Added on 1 April 2022, in News - General News

New Accessibility Advisory Group established to enable Coproduction

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Healthcare Science Week 2022

Added on 14 March 2022, in News - General News

RCHT Registered Nurse Michael Apas settled in his new flat

Registered Nurse from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust finds accommodation through the RCHT Home Finders group

Added on 24 February 2022, in News - General News

Michael Apas is a Registered Nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. Originally from the Philippines, Michael moved to Cornwall in May 2021 to begin his current role as part of the hospital’s Gastroenterology and Liver Unit.

Neck lump clinic team present national webinar

Added on 10 February 2022, in News - General News

Staff from the Neck Lump Clinic at RCHT have been delivering online training sessions after they were recognised for the successful set up and delivery of the service which first started seeing patients 4 years ago.

Apprenticeships Week

Added on 9 February 2022, in Event - General News

To celebrate apprenticeships week, professionals at the University of Plymouth have shared their experiences on studying for their qualification while working on the front line during the pandemic.

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Improving Fire Safety at the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 2 February 2022, in News - General News

Work commences on the biggest phase of the Fire Safety Improvement Works in the Tower Block of the Royal Cornwall Hospital from Monday 7th February, until the end of April 2022. This “Phase 4” work follows the fire safety improvement works that have already (nearly) completed in the Tower Block basement.

Wheal Vor ward bay

New Wheal Vor Ward relieves operational pressures at the Royal Cornwall Hospital this winter

Added on 24 January 2022, in News - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) has opened a new ward at its Treliske site in Truro. The extra 28 beds on Wheal Vor Ward have been provided to deliver a new and important model of care to benefit the wider health and social care system in Cornwall.

Covid-19 Vaccine Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash

Give yourself and the NHS the best Christmas present: get your COVID-19 jab

Added on 22 December 2021, in News - Covid / General News

Cornwall’s NHS smashed its target to vaccinate 50,000 people against COVID-19 last week by putting 55,000 doses in arms.

Alison Richardson and Nikki Pryke receive their awards.

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust wins big at this year’s Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

Added on 17 December 2021, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / General News

Following last year’s hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards returned for the sixth time last month, with a gala ceremony held at Truro and Penwith College.

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