General News

Birthday celebrations in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre

Added on November 22, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

Birthday celebrations were in full swing at the Truro Birth Centre at RCHT today, as they celebrated their first birthday since they opened their doors to expectant parents! Marking this momentous occasion, the centre invited parents who have had their babies with them during the past year to an open day, providing cakes and a […]

Chronic Fatigue Service

Added on November 20, 2018, in News - General News

Patient weighing scales and clinic chairs were on the Christmas list for the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME service at Royal Cornwall Hospital last year and the team were delighted to find out that their wishes had been granted thanks to the 12 Days of Christmas Campaign from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.

Statement: Independent Report – Coco Rose Bradford

Added on October 26, 2018, in Alerts - General News

RCHT Chief Executive, Kate Shields said: “We have today formally received an Independent Report into the care and treatment of Coco Rose Bradford. We have fully accepted the report’s findings and will report our progress against every one of its recommendations publicly at our Trust Board. Coco was a 6 year old little girl who […]

Proposed move for rheumatology outpatients

Added on October 25, 2018, in News - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is proposing to move the main base for rheumatology outpatient clinics from the site in Treliske to Truro Health Park as well as offer more clinics in community hospitals. The main reason for the move is to free up space at the Royal Cornwall Hospital site to provide more urgent […]

Healthcare Support Worker Katy is going for Gold at this year’s World Karate championships…

Added on October 8, 2018, in News - General News

Katy Chamberlain is a Healthcare Support Worker based in the Outpatients Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Paul Lidder is new Chief Clinical Information Officer

Added on September 28, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Consultant Surgeon Paul Lidder has been appointed as the new Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for the Trust to help lead and develop our digital strategy.

Celebrating our brilliant Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Added on September 18, 2018, in News - General News

Today has seen RCHT’s first celebration and conference for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners.

St Michael’s Hospital investment will enable more patients to be treated at Cornwall’s centre of excellence for orthopaedic care

Added on August 16, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

The £4 million investment means that even more people can receive planned orthopaedic care at the Hayle site.

Trusted Assessor role to improve hospital care for nursing home residents

Added on August 13, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

This new role will improve the coordination of care for patients admitted from care homes and help reduce delays when they are ready to be discharged.

Tackling patient transport delays

Added on August 6, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Read how we’re working to get patients home or to community hospitals more quickly.