General News

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.

School’s out – minors are in!

Added on July 19, 2018, in Alerts - 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 News - 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 News - 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.