Latest News

Find out more about our latest news, awards and developments from around the Trust. You can also find guidance and contacts if you have a media enquiry or filming request.
NHS Staff in uniform at Stithians vaccination centre

100,000 vaccinations at Stithians as bookings open to 18 to 20 year olds

Added on 18 June 2021, in News - General News

It’s a milestone day for the COVID–19 vaccination programme in Cornwall as the Stithians vaccination centre reaches 100,000 vaccinations and opens its doors to everyone older than 18

Matrons from RCHT and CFT share views at South West Regional Matrons conference

Added on 17 June 2021, in News - General News

Two Matrons from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust were asked recently to speak at the South West Regional Matrons conference, which took place on International Nurses Day

New jobs for young people as Cornish health care providers partner with Kickstart scheme

Added on 17 June 2021, in News - Working for us

Health care providers across Cornwall, including the Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust (RCHT) have created over 140 jobs as part of the Government’s flagship Kickstart scheme

Photo of courtyard garden space where the healing garden will be located. A paved and gravelled area surrounded by walls on all sides.

Critical Care Healing Garden – Hopes and Dreams

Added on 16 June 2021, in Charity - Where Your Money Goes

Last week, we welcomed ex BBC film maker Peter Champness on site to record the hopes and dreams of some of the team involved in the creation of the Critical Care Healing Garden at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Graphic of parked cars and two parking attendants in high visibility uniforms, one with a clipboard

Free parking for blue badge holders, frequent attenders and parents of sick children staying overnight

Added on 11 June 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Free parking has been introduced at the three Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust sites for blue badge holders, people coming to hospital for frequent outpatient appointments and for parents of sick children staying overnight.

A line drawing of happy sea creatures against a summery beach scene

The first entries to our NHS Cornwall Colouring Competition have been submitted

Added on 10 June 2021, in News - General News

By bringing a splash of colour to an illustrated beach scene, one lucky participant could win themselves a brand new iPad

New speaker attached to ward ceiling

Personalised Music for Patients Living with Dementia

Added on 7 June 2021, in Charity - Where Your Money Goes

Patients on Kerensa Ward can now enjoy personalised music thanks to a winning bid to The Den @RCHT from the ward team.

New Voluntary Role

Added on 2 June 2021, in News - Volunteering & Friends

3 NHS Trusts which support the health of people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have come together in volunteers’ week, to launch the patient leader programme.

Caroline Ellis smiling

Admiral Nurse Service

Added on 1 June 2021, in News - Patient Care

Carers week begins on Monday 7th June, so we wanted to showcase the Admiral Nurse Service.

Logo - NHS Big Tea, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity

Join The Big Tea Break Fundraiser!

Added on 26 May 2021, in Charity - How You Can Help

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is asking people to join the nation in the biggest tea break on Monday 5th July at 3pm