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New service for treating patients with bladder cancer is launched at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Added on 24 June 2022, in News - Patient Care

The new Transurethral laser ablation service has been supported by teams at Derriford Hospital and provides a positive change in treatment for patients.

Graphic: Uk Health Security Agency advisory which reads: Monkeypox: What you need to know

Monkeypox update

Added on 16 June 2022, in News - Alert / General News

UKHSA has advised that cases of monkeypox have increased recently but the risk to the UK population remains low.

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The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is celebrated at this year’s PAFTAS (Paediatric Awards)

Added on 15 June 2022, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

The RCHT was nominated in several categories and won three awards, including Team of the Year, shared jointly.

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Post Operative Ice Lollies

Added on 13 June 2022, in Charity - RCHT Charity / Where Your Money Goes

Fab, Rocket Lolly, Mini Milk? We all have a favourite ice lolly to refresh you on a warm sunny day, but here at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, lollies are being enjoyed all year round thanks to a project devised by Dr Libby Fontaine, Dr Tom Bevir and Christian Valenzuela to be used in Paediatric Recovery.

New CT Scanner

A new CT scanner commissioned

Added on 8 June 2022, in News - General News

Exciting news this week, as our newly commissioned GE scanner in CT2 received its first patient on Tuesday 7th June.

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Critical Care Healing Garden goes to the Royal Cornwall Show

Added on 8 June 2022, in News - General News

RCHT Charity, together with the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust’s Critical Care, Organ Donation and Building Brilliance teams, will be creating a “Healing Garden in Miniature” at the Royal Cornwall Show, taking place at the Wadebridge Showground this week, 9th – 11th June 2022.

Union Jack flag to celebrate the Jubilee weekend.

Banking on a healthy Jubilee weekend

Added on 30 May 2022, in News - General News

Ahead of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend, fingers are crossed for fair weather this coming holiday weekend. Pause to picture the scene at great British garden parties around the county…

New project to give ice lollies to post-op paediatric patients has potential to aid recovery and wellbeing

Added on 27 May 2022, in News - General News

A new project implemented by colleagues in tower theatres will see age-appropriate patients being given an ice lolly following operations. Christian Valenzuela, Team Lead for Ears, Nose, Throat and Maxillofacial Operating Theatres at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dr Libby Fontaine, Anesthetic Registrar, explain why.

RCHT Clinical Nurse Specialist appointed Clinical Champion for Prostate Cancer UK

Added on 19 May 2022, in News - General News

Clinical Nurse Specialist from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust secures a place on the Clinical Champions Programme for Prostate Cancer UK

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