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Nurses Day Twitter Winners

Added on May 18, 2018, in Award - Medicine / Trust Improvement

Following last week’s celebration of Nurses Day, several teams from across Medicine have been awarded by peers for their amazing efforts in promoting and celebrating the event within wards and departments and also across social media.

Wedding bells ring in Maternity

Added on May 17, 2018, in News - General News

With the Royal Wedding just around the corner, wedding bells were also ringing in our Maternity department, after new Dad Josh Kelly proposed to his partner Gabrielle by his son Hudson wearing a bib saying ‘Will you marry Daddy?’

The Cove Earns Macmillan Quality Mark

Added on May 17, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services / Cove

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre based in Truro is celebrating being awarded the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM) in recognition of the centre’s excellent standards of care for local people affected by cancer. The award was presented yesterday by Ed Murphy, Macmillan Strategic Partnership Manager to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust’s Chief Executive, Kathy Byrne and The Cove’s team of staff and volunteers.

5 yr old Olivia’s thank you to Hospital Team

Added on May 15, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

After Olivia Pascoe spent three weeks on the Children’s Ward at Royal Cornwall Hospital with septic arthritis her parents wanted to say thank you for the care provided by the team.

RCHT and UNISON celebrate unsung heroes of hospital theatres

Added on May 11, 2018, in - Surgical Services / Working for us

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) in the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust theatres will be celebrating the first National ODP Day on Monday 14 May 2018.

Celebrating National ODP Day at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on May 9, 2018, in News - General News

Monday 14th May is National ODP day and to mark this, we are highlighting some of our fantastic Operating Department Practitioners that work at Royal Cornwall Hospital and hear from them about how and why they took on this role.

National Breast Screening Programme

Added on May 8, 2018, in Alert - General News

Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE) have highlighted an issue with the NHS Breast Screening Programme, which has led to some women not being invited for their final screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. A number of IT improvements and changes to processes have now been made to the screening invitation system and the issue has now been fixed.

Neonatal Unit at RCH delighted to receive pictures from a local artist

Added on April 30, 2018, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

The Neonatal Unit at RCH was delighted to receive pictures from a local artist from St Ives and her 15 year old son, who was on the unit for 6 weeks when he was a baby.

National Guardian’s Office to carry out case review into speaking up

Added on April 25, 2018, in News - General News

The National Guardian’s Office (NGO) will be looking into speaking up practices, processes and culture within the trust as part of a case review that will begin next month. This is in response to information, such as feedback from our staff survey, that the trust needs to improve the support it provides to workers who speak up.

Take on the £70 Challenge

Added on April 24, 2018, in News - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

The £70 Challenge is your chance to win up to £1000 for your chosen fund of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity