General News

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.

Come Dance with us

Added on January 28, 2019, in Charity - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is asking if you will put your best foot forward in their latest fundraiser ‘Come Dance With Us’– a first for RCHT!

RCHT Chief Executive appointed

Added on January 16, 2019, in News - General News

Kate Shields has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Staying Well this winter – are you prepared?

Added on January 9, 2019, in News - General News

As winter bugs start rise across the UK health professionals in Cornwall are reminding local people how to care for themselves at home and when to seek help if symptoms become severe. “Post-Christmas get togethers and this week’s return to school are prime-time for winter bugs to do their worst and spread rapidly,” says GP, […]

Neonatal moving on up to Stage two Baby Friendly Accreditation!

Added on December 20, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal team at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is delighted with the news it has been awarded stage two accreditation from UNICEF.

‘Swell’ donation from Heart charity for Cardiac Department

Added on December 20, 2018, in News - Cardiac Services / General News

The Cardiac Department at Royal Cornwall Hospital were thrilled to receive a generous donation in the form of £8,900 from the Heartswell Camelford and District branch, helping them purchase a new ECG machine to complete a PhD trial at the Trust. Heartswell is a South West charity which supports heart patients, their relatives and carers […]

CQC report shows improvement underway at RCHT

Added on December 14, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Care

Staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals have welcomed today’s report from the Care Quality Commission which has seen the Trust move its rating from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Requires Improvement’.

One + All we Care Staff Awards 2018

Added on December 12, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / General News

In November this year, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust held their annual staff awards, the One + All We Care Staff Awards, celebrating and recognising staff and volunteers who have gone above and beyond their normal job roles. Now in its 8th year, all the winners in this event are nominated by patients, patient’s families and […]