Surgical Services

Paw use of leads means thousands of dog owners risk serious hand injuries

Added on May 28, 2019, in News - General News / Surgical Services

With new figures suggesting that thousands of dog owners across the UK may be suffering serious hand injuries caused by dog leads and collars, the British Society for Surgery of the Hand is urging pet owners to take care to avoid ending up in the dog house.

A mighty fine performance earns RCHT doctor best trainee award

Added on December 21, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / Surgical Services / Therapies

Specialist Registrar at RCHT, Nicola Fine, is to receive an award for her performance as the top trainee in trauma and orthopaedics in the country.

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 News - 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.