Category: News

Scan4Safety transforms Inventory management in RCH’s Cath Labs

Added on October 27, 2017, in News - Cardiac Services / General News

This week, the go-live of a new Inventory Management system in RCH’s Cath labs, marked the first step in what will be a dramatic transformation to how the Trust manages Inventory as part of the Scan4Safety Programme. As one of only 6 demonstrator sites in the country, RCHT is leading the way for the NHS […]

Addaction HOT Team has arrived

Added on October 26, 2017, in News - General News / Patient Experience

RCHT now has Addaction outreach workers within its safeguarding team whose role will be to support patients with alcohol or drug addiction. The Addaction Hospital Outreach Team (HOT) consists of two workers: Joanne Sutcliffe and Lee Derrick.

Oncology Research Team

Added on October 24, 2017, in News - Cove

The Oncology Research Team and their clinical colleagues at Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro and St Michaels Hospital consented and followed up 21 patients to a study looking at wound closure techniques following mastectomy.

Old Pounds for New Life

Added on October 17, 2017, in News - BABA

Organisers of a Cornish charity are asking everyone to empty their pockets, check down the back of the sofa and shake out the contents of their piggy banks to seek out any old pound coins that might still be lurking.

‘Relay McRelayface’ swim channel for BABA

Added on October 12, 2017, in News - BABA / RCHT Charity

On Saturday 16th September, Don Hutchison, Andrea Ayres, Kate Robarts and Nicola Naunton – making up team ‘Relay McRelayface’ – completed their swim across the Channel.

The work of RCHT’s chronic illness services highlighted by national publication…

Added on October 12, 2017, in News - Medicine

‘ME Essential’, a national magazine that covers news and stories specific to the study and treatment of chronic illnesses, has recently highlighted the work of Carol Wilson, Specialty Lead & Clinical Specialist Therapist for the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME Service, based here at RCHT.

Flying in the pink for Breast Cancer Research

Added on October 11, 2017, in News - RCHT Charity

A Cornish travel company will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month with some unusual additions to their uniforms throughout the month of October.

Care Quality Commission reports

Added on October 5, 2017, in News - General News

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its report on Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust following the inspection in July 2017. At the same time the CQC has also published the report of a review it conducted in April on the wider health and social care system in Cornwall.

More national awards successes!

Added on September 14, 2017, in News - Awards and Achievements

November is set to be an exciting prospect for local and national awards. Hot on the heels of news of shortlisting in four categories for this year’s Nursing Times Awards, it’s been revealed this week that two teams are through to the finals of the prestigious Health Service Journal Awards.

Sepsis Awareness week – Would you know how to Spot Sepsis?

Added on September 14, 2017, in News - General News

As part of World Sepsis Day, we have launched a patient video about a lady called Sarah, a patient at RCHT who was treated for Sepsis.