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Cornwall’s Health and Care partners to ‘grow own’ workforce

Added on February 18, 2019, in News - General News / Working with us

An innovative ‘virtual’ Health and Social Care Academy has been launched to create health workers and carers for the future.

Get to the heart of healthcare science at cardiology open day

Added on February 4, 2019, in Event - Events / Medicine

Healthcare science staff from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) are inviting local people to join them for an Open Day as they celebrate British Science Week, run by the British Science Association, from 8 to 17 March 2019.

New bag scheme to build on ‘personalised’ care and reduce hospital stays

Added on February 1, 2019, in News - General News

The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across Cornwall to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment should they need to go into hospital.

Charity funds Doppler Device to aid research

Added on January 31, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

The Cornwall Medical Research Fund, part of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity has funded equipment to aid research into Severe Limb Ischaemia, a serious condition in which there is inadequate blood flow and oxygen to the lower limbs.

Come Dance with us

Added on January 28, 2019, in Charity - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is asking if you will put your best foot forward in their latest fundraiser ‘Come Dance With Us’– a first for RCHT!

RCHT Chief Executive appointed

Added on January 16, 2019, in News - General News

Kate Shields has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

RCHT cancer app lands multiple awards for innovation

Added on January 11, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

An app which has been supporting cancer patients in Cornwall for the last six months has been awarded for its innovation.

Guest beds for Wheal Prosper

Added on January 10, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

It is always so heart-warming when we hear how funds the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity has provided have made a real difference to the experience of our patients their family and carers.

Staying Well this winter – are you prepared?

Added on January 9, 2019, in News - General News

As winter bugs start rise across the UK health professionals in Cornwall are reminding local people how to care for themselves at home and when to seek help if symptoms become severe. “Post-Christmas get togethers and this week’s return to school are prime-time for winter bugs to do their worst and spread rapidly,” says GP, […]

12 Days of Christmas

Added on January 3, 2019, in News - RCHT Charity

As the Christmas decorations return to the loft and the stockings are once again packed safely away, teams from across Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust are preparing to receive one last festive present as part of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity 12 Days of Christmas Campaign.