Surgical Services

eHealth Handover championing safer care

Added on May 22, 2018, in News - Surgical Services / Trust Improvement

Last week saw the introduction of Nervecentre’s Handover module on our surgical admissions areas (St Mawes, Pendennis and Theatre Direct)

RCHT and UNISON celebrate unsung heroes of hospital theatres

Added on May 11, 2018, in - Surgical Services / Working for us

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust theatres will be celebrating the first National ODP Day on Monday 14 May 2018.

Accelerated training programme supports development of endoscopy service

Added on January 19, 2018, in News - Surgical Services / Trust Improvement

Louise Moffitt and Luke Chapman are leading the way at RCHT as the first nurses to undergo a new accelerated, seven month training programme. Once qualified, they will be Clinical Endoscopists, running their own Endoscopy lists.

IWL Award for Theatre Team

Added on October 26, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Surgical Services / Working for us

The Theatre 3 team at RCH are the latest winners of an Improving Working Lives (IWL) Team Award after vascular surgeon, Neil Hopper, highlighted the team’s outstanding response to a recent emergency.

Father Christmas brings elf and happiness to Eden Ward

Added on December 19, 2016, in News - General News / Surgical Services

Patients on Eden Ward at the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) had a seasonal surprise when the Eden Project’s Father Christmas turned up with bags of gifts. Eden has a special relationship with the women’s