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Hospitals ask for support from local people as they respond to covid-19

Added on January 7, 2021, in Alerts - Alerts / Cancer Services / Emergency Department

Now that our hospitals are seeing the impact of the rising rate of coronavirus infection over the last two weeks, health and care professionals in Cornwall are urging local people to support them by keeping to national restrictions and social distancing, to help reduce the virus spreading.

Audiology Drop In Service

Added on January 7, 2021, in Alerts - Alerts / Patient Care

Audiology is not currently operating its ‘normal’ drop in service to staff, or to the general public. We are currently offering support by telephone or post, however if you have difficulties with your hearing aid please contact us to discuss (01872) 253747/253787

RCHT Stroke Team achieves ‘A’ rating for brilliant care of patients

Added on December 22, 2020, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements

The team was awarded the rating as part of the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) for the periods of April-June and July-September 2020.

Season’s Greetings – Ways to get involved in 2021

Added on December 22, 2020, in Charity - Charity Fundraiser / How You Can Help / RCHT Charity

As 2020 draws to a close (what a year!) we want to thank you for your support.

The Den @ RCHT 2020

Added on December 17, 2020, in Charity / News - RCHT Charity / Trust Improvement / Where Your Money Goes

The Den @ RCHT returned this year bigger and bolder with a £40,000 total award pot!

RCHT Information and Business Intelligence Team commended

Added on December 17, 2020, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements

The commendation is for the 2020 Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Healthcare Data Analytics.

Recycling unit answers the covid mask mountain problem

Added on December 17, 2020, in News - Trust Improvement

It’s a problem across the UK and the world; as the pandemic has grown, so has the use of disposable surgical face masks.

‘I’ve Arrived’ introduced at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Added on December 15, 2020, in News - Patient Care / Trust Improvement

New app that helps us improve safety of outpatient attendance for patients and staff by supporting compliance with Covid-19 guidance.

Relaxation of Covid restrictions in Maternity

Added on December 5, 2020, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

Relaxation of Covid restrictions means mum’s-to-be can have support at scans and community antenatal appointments

Update on visiting during Covid from Monday 7th December

Added on December 4, 2020, in News - Patient Experience

An update has been made to allow a partner to attend all pregnancy scans and community antenatal appointments.