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Care Quality Commission reports

Added on October 5, 2017, in News - General News

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its report on Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust following the inspection in July 2017. At the same time the CQC has also published the report of a review it conducted in April on the wider health and social care system in Cornwall.

Sepsis Awareness week – Would you know how to Spot Sepsis?

Added on September 14, 2017, in News - General News

As part of World Sepsis Day, we have launched a patient video about a lady called Sarah, a patient at RCHT who was treated for Sepsis.

Intrepid teams take on Pretty Muddy challenge

Added on September 7, 2017, in News - General News

Teams from Royal Cornwall Hospitals battled wind and rain to compete in this year’s Cornwall Pretty Muddy 5K.

Royal College of Physicians ‘Charter Cycle’ welcomed to RCHT

Added on August 9, 2017, in News - General News

CHT was pleased to welcome members of the Royal College of Physicians of London this week as the RCP Charter Cycle made its first stop in the South West.

Local community provides a floral welcome at West Cornwall Hospital

Added on July 25, 2017, in News - General News

There’s a bright new welcome at West Cornwall Hospital thanks to Penzance Community Flora Group

Volunteers tell their stories for Thank A Volunteer Week

Added on July 14, 2017, in News - General News

As we celebrate Thank A Volunteer Week 2017, a few of our volunteers have share their stories on why they enjoy the role and the rewards it brings for them and those they help.

Sign of the Times: Deputy Charge Nurse, shows the way with creativity and innovation…

Added on July 6, 2017, in News - General News / Patient Experience

Confidentiality and security of patient records has long been a passion for Cardiac Investigation Unit Deputy Charge Nurse Rob Tong

£2 million investment in CT and x-ray equipment for West Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 26, 2017, in News - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust Board has given the go ahead for investment in new CT and x-ray equipment at West Cornwall Hospital as part of a £2 million project.

Success for joint bid to run new integrated NHS 111 and GP out of hours service

Added on June 20, 2017, in - General News / Patient Experience

A partnership between Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Kernow Health CIC and Vocare Limited has been chosen to run the new integrated GP out of hours and NHS 111 service for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The new service will be in place from 1 December 2017.

New scanner to improve patient experience

Added on June 16, 2017, in News - Clinical Imaging / General News

The arrival of the latest generation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology at Royal Cornwall Hospital is set to transform the scanning experience for patients.