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Healthcare Science Week – Chemistry

Added on 10 March 2021, in Brilliant You / News - General News

The clinical chemistry laboratory at RCHT is staffed by a mix of laboratory assistants, assistant practitioners and biomedical scientists who provide a 24/7 service every day of the year. We perform a wide range of tests on blood (serum and plasma), urine, stool, CSF, and other bodily fluid samples to provide information that contributes towards […]

Healthcare Science Week 2021 – DCT

Added on 9 March 2021, in Brilliant You / News - General News

Department of Clinical Technology (DCT) What’s our role? The Department of Clinical Technology provides specialist wide-ranging technical services across the healthcare community in Cornwall; this includes (but is not limited to) The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust. The service provides whole-life management of medical equipment from pre-purchase assessment through safety and […]

Partnership between RCHT and Truro and Penwith Academy Trust supports Digital Devices for Schools

Added on 25 February 2021, in News - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has donated twenty-four laptops to assist students learning from home during the Covid pandemic

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Success for Butterfly Cornwall and the RCHT’s Palliative & End of Life Care Team

Added on 29 September 2020, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / General News

A huge congratulation to the RCHT’s Palliative & End of Life Care Team on being the overall winners in both categories for “Staff Engagement / Improving Staff Experience” and “Support for Caregivers, Friends & Family “at the 2020 PENNA awards.

Keeping in touch with patients

Added on 28 August 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 – green spaces around RCHT get a summer makeover to help celebrate Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Added on 21 July 2020, in News - General News

Exciting work around our hospitals’ green spaces 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 8 July 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 1 July 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

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Added on 30 June 2020, in - General News

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Patient Experience Office Move

Added on 23 June 2020, in News - General News

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