Category: News

NHS and care staff call on residents for support as demands on services rise

Added on 4 February 2021, in Alerts / News - Alerts

Health and adult social care staff are calling on local residents for support ahead of the weekend as demand for the area’s services rises.

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trialled in South West 89.3% effective

Added on 29 January 2021, in News - Research

The NIHR-supported Novavax COVID-19 vaccine – which was trialled in Exeter and Cornwall – has demonstrated that the vaccine is 89.3% effective at preventing COVID-19.This data was identified from interim analysis of the Phase III study and included effectiveness against the new variants.

Making the patient experience a positive one for children and parents

Making the patient experience a positive one for children and parents

Added on 21 January 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Local charities and dedicated staff have helped to transform the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Paediatric Operating Theatres into a place of wonder and imagination.

RCHT Stroke Team achieves ‘A’ rating for brilliant care of patients

Added on 22 December 2020, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements

The team was awarded the rating as part of the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) for the periods of April-June and July-September 2020.

The Den @ RCHT 2020

The Den @ RCHT 2020

Added on 17 December 2020, in Charity / News - RCHT Charity / Trust Improvement / Where Your Money Goes

The Den @ RCHT returned this year bigger and bolder with a £40,000 total award pot!

RCHT Information and Business Intelligence Team commended

Added on 17 December 2020, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements

The commendation is for the 2020 Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Healthcare Data Analytics.

Recycling unit answers the covid mask mountain problem

Recycling unit answers the covid mask mountain problem

Added on 17 December 2020, in News - Trust Improvement

It’s a problem across the UK and the world; as the pandemic has grown, so has the use of disposable surgical face masks.

‘I’ve Arrived’ introduced at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Added on 15 December 2020, in News - Patient Care / Trust Improvement

New app that helps us improve safety of outpatient attendance for patients and staff by supporting compliance with Covid-19 guidance.

Relaxation of Covid restrictions in Maternity

Relaxation of Covid restrictions in Maternity

Added on 5 December 2020, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Relaxation of Covid restrictions means mum’s-to-be can have support at scans and community antenatal appointments

Update on visiting during Covid from Monday 7th December

Added on 4 December 2020, in News - Patient Experience

An update has been made to allow a partner to attend all pregnancy scans and community antenatal appointments.