Patient Care

New Virtual CNS in Hepatology, or “Cyber Nurse”, allows one-to-one clinics be conducted remotely

Added on 12 April 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

During the past twelve months, hospitals across the country have had to change the way they work.

How to keep in touch with your loved ones this Mother’s Day

Added on 12 March 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

Mother’s Day is going to be different once again this year; with national restrictions on households mixing outside of established bubbles meaning families and loved ones will not be able to celebrate in the usual way.

Redruth Rugby Club supports RCHT’s Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening service

Added on 5 March 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

The potentially lifesaving screening service is resuming this week thanks to the help of the RFC

Cornwall Air Ambulance delivers first lifesaving blood transfusion to teenager

Cornwall Air Ambulance delivers first lifesaving blood transfusion to teenager

Added on 25 February 2021, in News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

A Cornish teenager has become the first person to receive a lifesaving blood transfusion at the scene of an incident thanks to a new partnership between medical services in the county.

RCHT’s Learning Disability Nursing and Safeguarding Team receive award for new book

RCHT’s Learning Disability Nursing and Safeguarding Team receive award for new book

Added on 5 February 2021, in Awards / News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

‘Going to Hospital’, the 5th Book in the Looking Up Series, has been named winner of the 2021 Waterloo Foundation Embracing Complexity Award

Hospitals ask for support from local people as they respond to covid-19

Added on 7 January 2021, in Alerts - Alerts / Cancer Services / Emergency Department

Now that our hospitals are seeing the impact of the rising rate of coronavirus infection over the last two weeks, health and care professionals in Cornwall are urging local people to support them by keeping to national restrictions and social distancing, to help reduce the virus spreading.

Audiology Drop In Service

Audiology Drop In Service

Added on 7 January 2021, in Alerts - Alerts / Patient Care

Audiology is not currently operating its ‘normal’ drop in service to staff, or to the general public. We are currently offering support by telephone or post, however if you have difficulties with your hearing aid please contact us to discuss (01872) 253747/253787

‘I’ve Arrived’ introduced at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Added on 15 December 2020, in News - Patient Care / Trust Improvement

New app that helps us improve safety of outpatient attendance for patients and staff by supporting compliance with Covid-19 guidance.

New resus ready to welcome first patients

New resus ready to welcome first patients

Added on 11 November 2020, in News - Emergency Department / Patient Care / Trust Improvement

If you’ve been wondering what’s behind the building site hoarding next to the Emergency Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, you can take a peek with our behind-the-scenes 3D virtual tour.

Cardiac rehabilitation programme wins BMJ award

Cardiac rehabilitation programme wins BMJ award

Added on 9 October 2020, in Awards - Patient Care / Research

A home-based rehabilitation programme that could help thousands of heart failure patients to achieve a better quality of life has won a prestigious BMJ award.