Medicine

Get to the heart of healthcare science at cardiology open day

Added on February 4, 2019, in Event - Events / Medicine

Healthcare science staff from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) are inviting local people to join them for an Open Day as they celebrate British Science Week, run by the British Science Association, from 8 to 17 March 2019.

Nurses Day Twitter Winners

Added on May 18, 2018, in Awards - Medicine / Trust Improvement

Following last week’s celebration of Nurses Day, several teams from across Medicine have been awarded by peers for their amazing efforts in promoting and celebrating the event within wards and departments and also across social media.

Scanning for safety – barcode technology supports safer care

Added on February 26, 2018, in News - Medicine / Trust Improvement

Last October the go-live of a new inventory management system in the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s cardiac catheter laboratories, marked the first step in the transformation of how the Trust manages inventory as part of the Scan4Safety Programme.

Improving diagnosis and treatment of sepsis

Added on February 22, 2018, in Awards / News - Medicine / Trust Improvement

NHS England has recognised the Royal Cornwall Hospitals as one of the NHS trusts seeing greatest improvement in timely identification and treatment of sepsis.

Cardiac team takes the initiative on improving safety and tackling delay

Added on January 17, 2018, in News - Cardiac Services / Medicine

The Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic team has taken the initiative to solve the problem of rising referrals and lengthening waits. By changing the way they work, waiting times have tumbled and patients are benefitting from safer care.