General News

Cornish Mutual Members donate £2k to The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on August 1, 2018, in Event / News - BABA / General News / RCHT Charity

Cornish Mutual has donated more than £2,000 to The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal. The money was raised through donations from Cornish Mutual Members, made at the Royal Cornwall Show in June.

School’s out – minors are in!

Added on July 19, 2018, in Alert - General News

The school holidays are only just starting to get into full swing …

Lions Club donation to Chestnut Appeal

Added on June 21, 2018, in - Fundraising / General News

Lions Clubs from across Cornwall have come together to raise £8,662 for the Chestnut Appeal.

Trust and confidence score highly in patient survey

Added on June 15, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

Results of the national inpatient survey published this week reveal high levels of satisfaction with care at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals with scores of 8/10 or more in 7 of the 11 sections of the survey.

MySunrise App goes live 11th June at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 11, 2018, in - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

A diagnosis of Cancer can be a real shock and a very uncertain time for patients and their families. With so many cancers types and new treatments, each patient journey is different.

Funding to support people in a mental health crisis

Added on June 8, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

An exciting new initiative developed by NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Cornwall Foundation Trust and Cornwall Council to create a multi-agency hub to support people in Cornwall who are at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis has been awarded £1.5m funding from the Government.

New Superficial treatment unit offers enhanced skin cancer treatment

Added on June 7, 2018, in News - General News

Patients in Cornwall needing specialist radiotherapy treatment for superficial skin cancers no longer face lengthy journeys for treatment out of county, thanks to the arrival of a new treatment unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Sunrise Centre.

Button batteries warning to parents for accident prevention week

Added on June 7, 2018, in News - General News / Womens and Children’s Services

As Child Safety Week commences on 4 June, health professionals are warning parents to be extra vigilant to prevent young children swallowing button batteries on toys.

Wedding bells ring in Maternity

Added on May 17, 2018, in News - General News

With the Royal Wedding just around the corner, wedding bells were also ringing in our Maternity department, after new Dad Josh Kelly proposed to his partner Gabrielle by his son Hudson wearing a bib saying ‘Will you marry Daddy?’

Celebrating National ODP Day at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on May 9, 2018, in News - General News

Monday 14th May is National ODP day and to mark this, we are highlighting some of our fantastic Operating Department Practitioners that work at Royal Cornwall Hospital and hear from them about how and why they took on this role.