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News / General News

Help us crack this Easter by using the right NHS service

Published: April 17, 2019

Categories: News / General News

Don’t spend your Easter bank holiday waiting in the emergency department to get sprains, strains and broken bones fixed – head straight for your nearest minor injury unit (MIU) or urgent treatment centre. Whether you’ve hammered your thumb doing the traditional bank holiday DIY, injured yourself with an over-enthusiastic football tackle in the park, doctors […]

Awards / Awards and Achievements

Double finalists for Pharmacy Team

Published: April 10, 2019

Categories: Awards / Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to our pharmacy colleagues who are finalists in two categories at this year’s Health Service Journal National Patient Safety Awards. This year has seen a dramatic increase in entries from across the NHS and the wider healthcare industry, making the shortlisting of two entries from RCHT all the more significant. The first of the […]

Awards / Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

Success at PENNA awards

Published: March 22, 2019

Categories: Awards / Awards and Achievements / Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

With three teams as finalists in four categories at this year’s Patient Experience Network National Awards there was always a great chance we’d bring home one win. In fact, we got two, and both went to the brilliant work being done by our paediatric team, recognising the outstanding work they did for Take-Over Day in November 2017, which led, among other things, to the installation of a children’s unit Wonderwall.

News / Clinical Imaging / Trust Improvement

Hi-tech trauma CT scanner on the way

Published: March 22, 2019

Categories: News / Clinical Imaging / Trust Improvement

A new CT scanner is on its way to the x-ray department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Charity / RCHT Charity

Can Cornwall’s knitters create the longest string of Butterfly Bunting?

Published: March 22, 2019

Categories: Charity / RCHT Charity

The Palliative and End of Life Care Team at Royal Cornwall Hospital are calling out to the knitting and crochet enthusiasts of Cornwall to help them create a string of butterfly bunting to reach around the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance and St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.

News / General News

Headland Unit spreading the joy with unique pin badges for staff

Published: March 21, 2019

Categories: News / General News

The Headland Unit team helped to spread the joy on International Happiness Day, launching a new initiative where colleagues are presented with a unique pin badge upon completion of their Chemotherapy specialist training. The badges, which have been designed by Headland Staff Nurse Yvonne Hacon, feature a beautiful Periwinkle flower sitting above the leaves of […]

Awards / Awards and Achievements

BJN Award glory for RCHT Urology Nurse

Published: March 20, 2019

Categories: Awards / Awards and Achievements

Urology Nurse Debbie Victor celebrated International Woman’s Day in the most memorable way, when she was awarded Urology Nurse of the Year at the recent BJN (British Journal of Nursing) Awards in London.

Charity / RCHT Charity

Retail for Research – Do the Good Thing!

Published: March 20, 2019

Categories: Charity / RCHT Charity

The Marie Kondo craze is sweeping the nation as the guru of decluttering encourages us to say thank you to those dresses, coats and shoes that no longer ‘spark our joy’ and send them on to another life.

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