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Memorandum of Understanding represents exciting step forward in the RCHT’s ambition to become a University Teaching Hospital

Added on 6 May 2022, in News - General News

A formal agreement between Falmouth University and the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust will build on a spirit of collaborative working, enabling both parties to build on existing clinical research and health education, and to nurture new opportunities for the ultimate benefit of patient care.

'Get well' cards on bedside locker

Visiting someone in hospital – latest arrangements

Added on 25 April 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Our latest visiting arrangements for our hospitals are on our website. Restrictions remain in place and visiting is only to specific wards.

A birthing pool in Helston

Message from RCHT Maternity Services and Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership

Added on 4 April 2022, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

We recognise the findings of the Ockenden review into maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford may be a difficult read for many parents and pregnant people. We want to offer our support and to reassure you that our services here in Cornwall, have already been responding to the recommendations the review has made for services across the country.

Person in a wheelchair going up a ramp

DisAbility Cornwall and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Join Forces to Improve Accessibility and Inclusion

Added on 1 April 2022, in News - General News

New Accessibility Advisory Group established to enable Coproduction

Graphic: Healthcare Science Week

Healthcare Science Week 2022

Added on 14 March 2022, in News - General News

Graphic: Visiting update. Unfortunately visiting is now restricted to only those patients who are at end of life, maternity, neonatal, paediatrics and where there are exceptional circumstances. See our website for full details

Immediate suspension of visiting

Added on 10 March 2022, in News - Covid

Over the last few days there has been a significant increase in the number of people in hospital who are covid positive. Although the vast majority of the 85 people have been admitted for another reason, it means we have many wards or bays unable to take new admissions.

Call on people in Cornwall to keep fighting Covid

Added on 8 March 2022, in News - Covid

Whilst most of us are learning to live with covid in our daily lives, it is still having a significant impact on our hospitals where bays and wards must close to new admissions when a patient tests positive for the virus.

Parent holding a baby's toes

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust scores highly in the NHS Maternity National Survey 2021

Added on 3 March 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Despite the challenges brought about by the Pandemic, mothers have given positive feedback on their care, putting RCHT among the best maternity services.

RCHT Registered Nurse Michael Apas settled in his new flat

Registered Nurse from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust finds accommodation through the RCHT Home Finders group

Added on 24 February 2022, in News - General News

Michael Apas is a Registered Nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. Originally from the Philippines, Michael moved to Cornwall in May 2021 to begin his current role as part of the hospital’s Gastroenterology and Liver Unit.

Nurse wearing face mask

No relaxation of Covid restrictions just yet

Added on 21 February 2022, in News - Patient Experience

Although there is much in the news today anticipating further relaxation of Covid restrictions, there will be no immediate changes for our hospitals, patients and staff, whilst we wait for updated national guidance for healthcare settings.

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