Category: News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust joins fight against Coronavirus in ground-breaking new study

Added on May 14, 2020, in News - General News

RCHT has joined the fight against Coronavirus by recruiting COVID-19 patients to participate in a ground-breaking new study of the disease performed by the partnership between the GenOMICC Study Consortium (led by the University of Edinburgh) and Genomics England. The study, announced by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, on 13th May will help us better understand the virus’ varied effects on people and support the search for treatments.

Lockdown recording brings choir together to support hospital colleagues

Added on May 12, 2020, in News - Volunteering & Friends

In October 2016 the Royal Cornwall Hospital Choir held a 24-hour Singathon to support the Trust’s Birth And Baby Appeal. As a finale to this event, a friend of the choir wrote some new words for a well-known tune.


Added on May 5, 2020, in News - Wellbeing

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#WithWoman – How the Maternity Department at RCHT has been supporting women and families during Covid-19

Added on May 5, 2020, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

As today is International Day of the Midwife, we are looking at some of the recent initiatives our maternity services have launched to provide better care and support for parents and their babies.

Celebrating the successful treatment of a positive Covid-19 patient at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Added on May 1, 2020, in News - Patient Care

Patient Leonard Whitehurst was admitted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital on the 16th March with…

Research team for Covid-19 leading the way

Added on May 1, 2020, in News - Research

Covid-19 Research Team is running a growing portfolio of studies at the RCHT

NHS urges people to get care when they need it

Added on April 25, 2020, in News - General News

Health and care professionals across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are backing a major new drive across the country to…

Keeping in touch with patients

Added on April 18, 2020, in News - General News / Information Alerts

We know that it’s really hard for people to be unable to visit family, friends and loved-ones whilst they are in hospital during the coronavirus outbreak.

Donation of plants keeps hospital site in full bloom

Added on April 17, 2020, in News - General News

Kehelland Trust Nursery donation aims to bring brightness and colour to the RCHT

Greeting patients with a smiling face

Added on April 10, 2020, in News - Patient Experience

Dr Annabel Dumont from the RCHT has found a way to maintain a personal connection with patients at this difficult time…