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Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is named top ten in the country as part of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Added on 23 September 2022, in News - Awards and Achievements

As part of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey for 2021, the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been named among the top ten hospital trusts in the UK for the quality of patient care.

Nurses Michael Apas, Chloe Mickelson, and Ace Gonzales, pictured with photographer Mike Newman

Overseas nurses from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust take part in a photography workshop with a difference

Added on 22 September 2022, in News - General News

The workshops, which are run by the charity Bridging Arts, aim to break down barriers and increase understanding of the vital role played by people born overseas and to build ties with the local community.

Karen Murrish RCHT Charity Fundraising Manager giving the team a safety briefing before starting.

Taking to the water for RCHT Charity’s Sundowner SUP

Added on 20 September 2022, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Planning outdoor events months ahead, we always keep our fingers and toes crossed that the weather (along with the water conditions for this challenge!) will be favourable… well Cornwall delivered for this year’s Sundowner SUP. On Saturday 6th August a team of Sundowner SUP participants joined us on Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth to take part in […]

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Arrangements for Monday 19 September

Added on 13 September 2022, in News - Alert

Following the announcement that Monday 19 September will be a bank holiday to coincide with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral, we are working on the arrangements for our services and staff.

Adam Kay, Kim O’Keeffe, and colleagues from RCHT gather round the memorial tree by the Knowledge Spa

Comedian and former doctor Adam Kay, author of bestselling book ‘This Is Going to Hurt,’ attends tree planting ceremony at the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 9 September 2022, in News - General News

The memorial tree has been planted in the grounds of the hospital in remembrance of those lost to suicide.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Public statement: Death of our Monarch

Added on 9 September 2022, in News - General News

A statement from Dr Mairi Mclean, Chairwoman and Steve Williamson, Chief Executive, on behalf of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust:

Mammography Equipment coming to the Mermaid Centre

New Mammography Equipment On The Way

Added on 31 August 2022, in News - General News

A new construction compound has been installed outside the Mermaid Centre – in preparation for a new project to be delivered by the Strategic Estates team at RCHT.

: Photograph of Catherine Wood, virtual hepatology nurse at Royal Cornwall Hospitals and winner of an European Association for the Study of the Liver ‘Rising Star’ award.

Hepatology Clinical Nurse Specialist receives Rising Star Award for Innovative Service Delivery

Added on 12 August 2022, in News - General News

Catherine Wood, Virtual Hepatology Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, has received the EASL “Rising Star” Award for Innovative Service Delivery. The award acknowledges the success of this relatively new virtual service, as well as the benefits it has brought to patients and supporting sustainable healthcare.

Colleagues from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust receive acclaim at this year’s MAFTAs for training achievements

Added on 18 July 2022, in News - Awards and Achievements

Three trainees from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust have been awarded regional awards at this year’s MAFTAs (Medical Awards for Training Achievements.)

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“I’m living my life and this team did that for me” Oncology research patient talks about her experience of being a participant in a breast cancer treatment research study.

Added on 7 July 2022, in News - General News

Below is a moving account from one of our research participants which demonstrates the impact on lives the can be achieved by working in Research & Development at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT).

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