Category: News

Trusted Assessor role to improve hospital care for nursing home residents

Added on August 13, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

This new role will improve the coordination of care for patients admitted from care homes and help reduce delays when they are ready to be discharged.

Tackling patient transport delays

Added on August 6, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Read how we’re working to get patients home or to community hospitals more quickly.

Cornish Mutual Members donate £2k to The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on August 1, 2018, in Event / News - BABA / General News / RCHT Charity

Cornish Mutual has donated more than £2,000 to The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal. The money was raised through donations from Cornish Mutual Members, made at the Royal Cornwall Show in June.

Gold-standard wards at Royal Cornwall Hospitals

Added on July 27, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Three of our wards have achieved ASPIRE GOLD accreditation.

New Quality Ambassador programme launched

Added on July 27, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Our new quality ambassadors will lead change and improve the quality of our services.

Award win for ‘Leaking the news’!

Added on July 23, 2018, in Award / News - Awards and Achievements / Trust Improvement

An innovative series of infection prevention roadshows have seen Lead Nurse Educator at RCHT, Louisa Forbes, recently announced as a national 2018 Antibiotic Guardian Award winner.

Breast cancer survivor encourages others to take part in research as part of national awareness campaign

Added on July 9, 2018, in News - Research Patient News

A retired nurse from Cornwall who has beaten cancer twice has shared her experience of research as part of a national awareness campaign.

RCH choir to sing at national NHS70 celebration

Added on June 20, 2018, in News - Working with us

The Royal Cornwall Hospital choir is among a number across the country to have been selected to perform at a NHS 70th anniversary event in Manchester on Sunday 8 July.

Free workshops for young, aspiring doctors at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 20, 2018, in News - Working for us

Following on from the first very successfully and extremely popular, Future Medics event in February, Get In Cornwall are providing another opportunity for young people in Cornwall interested in pursuing a career in medicine to discover more and access advice on applying to medical school.

Trust and confidence score highly in patient survey

Added on June 15, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

Results of the national inpatient survey published this week reveal high levels of satisfaction with care at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals with scores of 8/10 or more in 7 of the 11 sections of the survey.