Category: Alerts

Statement: Independent Report – Coco Rose Bradford

Added on October 26, 2018, in Alerts - General News

RCHT Chief Executive, Kate Shields said: “We have today formally received an Independent Report into the care and treatment of Coco Rose Bradford. We have fully accepted the report’s findings and will report our progress against every one of its recommendations publicly at our Trust Board. Coco was a 6 year old little girl who […]

Ditch the bank holiday emergency department jam

Added on August 23, 2018, in Alerts - Alerts

People are being asked to choose the right services and look out for elderly family and friends in a bid to prevent a repeat of the summer surge on the emergency department caused by the July heatwave.

School’s out – minors are in!

Added on July 19, 2018, in Alerts - General News

The school holidays are only just starting to get into full swing …

National Breast Screening Programme

Added on May 8, 2018, in Alerts - General News

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE) have highlighted an issue with the NHS Breast Screening Programme, which has led to some women not being invited for their final screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. A number of IT improvements and changes to processes have now been made to the screening invitation system and the issue has now been fixed.

Outpatient clinics running as planned

Added on March 19, 2018, in Alerts - Information Alerts

Our outpatient clinics across Cornwall will be running normally today – Monday 19 March. Where there are any changes, our booking team is contacting patients directly to let them know.

Public message on current pressures and community support needed

Added on March 9, 2018, in Alerts - Information Alerts

We are asking our local community to only use the Emergency Department in a genuine emergency to avoid overcrowding. We have a wide range of services that can support people in the community including pharmacies, GPs, Minor Injury Units, the Urgent Care Centre in Penzance which is open 24/7 and you can always call NHS 111 for help and advice.

Media statement

Added on March 8, 2018, in Alerts - Information Alerts

Today, we have established a system-wide Incident Control Command Centre (Gold Command with senior clinicians and executives) to maintain safe health and care services across Cornwall.

Flu

Added on February 23, 2018, in Alerts - General News

We’ve seen a few cases of flu on our trauma wards this week and are asking for the support of visitors in helping to stop to spread of the virus.