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.

Hospital Banking on support for Research Fund

Added on August 12, 2019, in Charity - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

Natwest Bank is supporting the Cornish Medical Research Fund with foreign coin collection boxes in all of their Cornish branches.

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

Added on August 9, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / Cove / Patient Experience

We are very happy to share this film about the Cove Macmillan Support Centre, based at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. It features Grant and Mel explaining what the Cove means to them, and the support available for people affected by cancer in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Royal Cornwall Hospital set to receive share of £1.8 billion investment in the NHS

Added on August 5, 2019, in News - Trust Improvement / Womens and Children’s Services

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals is one of 20 Trusts across England set to benefit from a £1.8 billion cash boost announced by the Government today. The £100 million coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital will be the biggest ever single investment Cornwall has seen in local health services.

Ultra Marathon in memory of a dear friend

Added on July 29, 2019, in Charity - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

Four friends from Perranwell recently took on the Classic Quarter ultra-marathon in memory of their friend Paul Guinchard who died in July 2018 after a short after a short illness caused by a rare sarcoma cancer.

Royal recognition as HRH The Princess Royal visits maternity services at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - BABA / Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

HRH The Princess Royal who is a patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) met with midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs), student midwives and other members of staff at The Princess Alexandra Maternity Wing on Friday (26th July), for royal recognition of the work carried out to improve the unit.

RCHT announces new framework opportunity for contractors wishing to undertake construction works

Added on July 29, 2019, in News - General News

RCHT is inviting contractors that may wish tender for a place on a new framework agreement to undertake minor works and planned maintenance to come along to a special event to find out more and how to bid.

Rachael Brandreath wins national ‘emerging leader’ award

Added on July 26, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to Rachael Brandreth, Joint Professional Lead for Dietetics across RCHT and CFT who is the national winner of Health Education England’s Emerging Leader of the Year award.

Cornwall Transplantees at this week’s transplant games

Added on July 26, 2019, in News - General News

Three transplantees from Cornwall will be part of the team from the South West taking part in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games in Newport from the 25-28 July.

Cornwall’s planned new health professionals’ hub shortlisted for Nursing Times Awards

Added on July 26, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

A new hub at the Royal Cornwall Hospital bringing professionals under one roof to better meet the needs of vulnerable people has been shortlisted for a national nursing award.

Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Festival of Opportunity

Added on July 19, 2019, in News - Working for us

RCHT is hosting a new, FREE event on Monday 22nd July – 2-5pm in the Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital – showcasing career opportunities and pathways in to health and care, aimed at young people who are considering what to do after finishing school or college.