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Dermatology Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital detail their journey of improvement

Added on 16 December 2021, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Eleven months ago, the Dermatology Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, set to work on the implementation of a quality improvement plan.

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Colleagues from the RCHT are invited to enter the Green Team Competition

Added on 25 October 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

Continuing our promise to put sustainability at the heart of everything we do, the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is making it possible for 6 teams across our services to take part in the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare’s (CSH) flagship sustainable leadership programme, the Green Team Competition.

Covid-19 Vaccine Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash

It is safe for people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza at the same time, study run in Devon and Cornwall shows

Added on 1 October 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

Research has found that it is safe for people to receive a flu vaccine at the same time as a COVID-19 vaccine. Reported side effects were mainly mild to moderate, and there were no negative impacts on the immune response produced by either vaccine when both were given on the same day, in opposite arms. […]

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Patient Hub – improving patient communication

Added on 23 September 2021, in News - Patient Care / Trust Improvement

The Patient Hub is an exciting new patient portal that will enable patients to manage their own outpatient appointments.

CQC welcomes improvement at RCHT

Added on 20 August 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

The Care Quality Commission has today published its findings following its focussed inspection in June, related to Never Events. There are three reports, one each for Royal Cornwall, West Cornwall and St Michael’s hospitals. Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions at RCHT, Kim O’Keeffe said: “We welcome the Care […]

Artist's Impression of proposed Outpatient Development at West Cornwall Hospital

New Outpatient Department at West Cornwall Hospital

Added on 6 August 2021, in Event / News - Trust Improvement

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The eNotes project continues to gather pace

Added on 26 July 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

Having launched on the 12th July, the first week of the RCHT eNotes live patient pilot has gone extremely well. Patients’ paper notes have been digitised and their outpatient episodes are being filed digitally as part of this rolling pilot.

Get Ready for the eNotes July 2021 Launch

Added on 28 June 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

If you use Royal Cornwall Hospital health records, the way you do so will be changing soon!

The garden at the Sunrise Centre after its new makeover

Sunrise Centre garden space receives timely spring makeover

Added on 25 May 2021, in News - Trust Improvement

RCHT Therapeutic Radiographer Sophie Bennett has worked to transform hospital garden into a “calm, restorative refuge”

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