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Partnership between RCHT and Truro and Penwith Academy Trust supports Digital Devices for Schools

Added on 25 February 2021, in News - General News

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has donated twenty-four laptops to assist students learning from home during the Covid pandemic

a member of the safeguarding team, a parent/guardian and a child walking towards the front entrance of the hospital.

RCHT’s Learning Disability Nursing and Safeguarding Team receive award for new book

Added on 5 February 2021, in Awards / News - Patient Care / Patient Experience

‘Going to Hospital’, the 5th Book in the Looking Up Series, has been named winner of the 2021 Waterloo Foundation Embracing Complexity Award

NHS and care staff call on residents for support as demands on services rise

Added on 4 February 2021, in Alerts / News - Alert

Health and adult social care staff are calling on local residents for support ahead of the weekend as demand for the area’s services rises.

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trialled in South West 89.3% effective

Added on 29 January 2021, in News - Research

The NIHR-supported Novavax COVID-19 vaccine – which was trialled in Exeter and Cornwall – has demonstrated that the vaccine is 89.3% effective at preventing COVID-19. This data was identified from interim analysis of the Phase III study and included effectiveness against the new variants.

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Making the patient experience a positive one for children and parents

Added on 21 January 2021, in News - Patient Experience

Local charities and dedicated staff have helped to transform the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Paediatric Operating Theatres into a place of wonder and imagination.

Covid 19 Funds – have your say…

Added on 19 January 2021, in Charity - RCHT Charity / Where Your Money Goes

Since the start of the pandemic, thanks to the generosity of our local community and funding from the NHS Charities Together Covid 19 Appeal

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Added on 30 June 2020, in - General News

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Wearing face coverings when coming to hospital

Added on 22 June 2020, in News - General News

People infected with COVID-19 can have very mild or no respiratory symptoms (asymptomatic) and can transmit the virus to others without being aware of it.

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Coronavirus: latest information and advice

Added on 13 March 2020, in Alerts - Alert

Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms.

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