Trust Improvement Programme

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Brilliant Improvement is one of the Trust’s three Strategic Goals and an overview of what this means can be found in our Trust Strategy by clicking here. A detailed improvement strategy will be available to view by the end of October
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News / Patient Care / Patient Experience

Cornwall Air Ambulance delivers first lifesaving blood transfusion to teenager

Published: February 25, 2021

Categories: News / Patient Care / Patient Experience

A Cornish teenager has become the first person to receive a lifesaving blood transfusion at the scene of an incident thanks to a new partnership between medical services in the county.

News / General News

Partnership between RCHT and Truro and Penwith Academy Trust supports Digital Devices for Schools

Published: February 25, 2021

Categories: News / General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has donated twenty-four laptops to assist students learning from home during the Covid pandemic

Awards / News / Patient Care / Patient Experience

RCHT’s Learning Disability Nursing and Safeguarding Team receive award for new book

Published: February 5, 2021

Categories: Awards / News / Patient Care / Patient Experience

‘Going to Hospital', the 5th Book in the Looking Up Series, has been named winner of the 2021 Waterloo Foundation Embracing Complexity Award

News / Patient Experience

Keeping in touch with patients during the pandemic

Published: February 4, 2021

Categories: News / Patient Experience

Amid rising numbers of coronavirus cases in Cornwall, staff at the county’s hospitals want to remind families and friends of the ways they can keep in touch with loved ones in hospital whist visiting restrictions remain in place.

Alerts / News / Alerts

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

Published: February 4, 2021

Categories: 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.

News / Research

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

Published: January 29, 2021

Categories: 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.

News / Patient Experience

Making the patient experience a positive one for children and parents

Published: January 21, 2021

Categories: 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.

Charity / RCHT Charity / Where Your Money Goes

Covid 19 Funds – have your say…

Published: January 19, 2021

Categories: Charity / RCHT Charity / Where Your Money Goes

Since the start of the pandemic, thanks to the generosity of our local community and funding from the NHS Charities Together Covid 19 Appeal