Category: News

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

Added on August 9, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / Cove / Patient Experience

We are very happy to share this film about the Cove Macmillan Support Centre, based at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. It features Grant and Mel explaining what the Cove means to them, and the support available for people affected by cancer in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Royal Cornwall Hospital set to receive share of £1.8 billion investment in the NHS

Added on August 5, 2019, in News - Trust Improvement / Womens and Children’s Services

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals is one of 20 Trusts across England set to benefit from a £1.8 billion cash boost announced by the Government today. The £100 million coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital will be the biggest ever single investment Cornwall has seen in local health services.

Royal recognition as HRH The Princess Royal visits maternity services at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - BABA / Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

HRH The Princess Royal who is a patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) met with midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs), student midwives and other members of staff at The Princess Alexandra Maternity Wing on Friday (26th July), for royal recognition of the work carried out to improve the unit.

RCHT announces new framework opportunity for contractors wishing to undertake construction works

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - General News

RCHT is inviting contractors that may wish tender for a place on a new framework agreement to undertake minor works and planned maintenance to come along to a special event to find out more and how to bid.

Cornwall Transplantees at this week’s transplant games

Added on July 26, 2019, in News - General News

Three transplantees from Cornwall will be part of the team from the South West taking part in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games in Newport from the 25-28 July.

Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Festival of Opportunity

Added on July 19, 2019, in News - Working for us

RCHT is hosting a new, FREE event on Monday 22nd July – 2-5pm in the Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital – showcasing career opportunities and pathways in to health and care, aimed at young people who are considering what to do after finishing school or college.

Parliamentary Awards 2019 – RCHT Head of Information and Business Intelligence named Regional Champion for the South West

Added on July 11, 2019, in News - Awards and Achievements

Head of Information and Business Intelligence for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Linzi Lancaster, has been named the Regional Champion for the whole of the South Westin this year’s Parliamentary Awards.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust shortlisted for CHKS national healthcare efficiency award

Added on July 4, 2019, in News - Awards and Achievements

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has been shortlisted for the CHKS national healthcare efficiency award; part of the CHKS annual Top Hospitals programme awards for 2019.

Royal College of Midwives Chief Executive welcomes improvements in maternity care

Added on June 21, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Trust Improvement

Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, Gill Walton, has made a three-day visit to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly this week, finding out about the progress the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s midwifery team has been making to ensure its services are brilliant for families and for staff.

Enhanced Orthopaedic Service at St Michael’s Hospital: 4 months in…

Added on June 21, 2019, in News - Patient Experience / St Michael’s Hospital / Trust Improvement

An enhanced Orthopaedic service at St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle successfully went live in January 2019. Since that time, new investment has enabled the recruitment of additional anaesthetists, ward staff, theatre staff, pharmacists and therapists, as well as a new higher care-bay to support patients that would previously have been treated at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.