Category: News

Cornwall’s Health and Care partners to ‘grow own’ workforce

Added on February 18, 2019, in News - General News / Working with us

An innovative ‘virtual’ Health and Social Care Academy has been launched to create health workers and carers for the future.

New bag scheme to build on ‘personalised’ care and reduce hospital stays

Added on February 1, 2019, in News - General News

The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across Cornwall to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment should they need to go into hospital.

RCHT Chief Executive appointed

Added on January 16, 2019, in News - General News

Kate Shields has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Staying Well this winter – are you prepared?

Added on January 9, 2019, in News - General News

As winter bugs start rise across the UK health professionals in Cornwall are reminding local people how to care for themselves at home and when to seek help if symptoms become severe. “Post-Christmas get togethers and this week’s return to school are prime-time for winter bugs to do their worst and spread rapidly,” says GP, […]

12 Days of Christmas

Added on January 3, 2019, in News - RCHT Charity

As the Christmas decorations return to the loft and the stockings are once again packed safely away, teams from across Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust are preparing to receive one last festive present as part of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity 12 Days of Christmas Campaign.

Neonatal moving on up to Stage two Baby Friendly Accreditation!

Added on December 20, 2018, in News - General News / Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal team at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is delighted with the news it has been awarded stage two accreditation from UNICEF.

‘Swell’ donation from Heart charity for Cardiac Department

Added on December 20, 2018, in News - Cardiac Services / General News

The Cardiac Department at Royal Cornwall Hospital were thrilled to receive a generous donation in the form of £8,900 from the Heartswell Camelford and District branch, helping them purchase a new ECG machine to complete a PhD trial at the Trust. Heartswell is a South West charity which supports heart patients, their relatives and carers […]

CQC report shows improvement underway at RCHT

Added on December 14, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Care

Staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals have welcomed today’s report from the Care Quality Commission which has seen the Trust move its rating from ‘Inadequate’ to ‘Requires Improvement’.

£40 million investment in Cornwall’s NHS

Added on December 12, 2018, in News - Cancer Services / Clinical Imaging / Patient Experience

More than £40 million to be spent improving Cornwall’s hospitals and healthcare as part of major transformation programme. Health leaders in Cornwall welcomed the news today that more than £40 million is to be invested in key hospital and healthcare projects in the county. The funding, part of the government’s long term plan for the […]

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Added on November 26, 2018, in News - Cancer Services

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre in Truro is celebrating two years of supporting local cancer patients and their families. Since opening in November 2016 The Cove has gone from strength to strength supporting approximately 27,700 local cancer patients, families and carers with over 15,200 people coming through the doors in the last year alone. The […]