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Cornwall respiratory patient champions research legacy

Added on May 18, 2017, in News - Research Patient News

Ann Bennett of Cornwall hopes her commitment to taking part in research into the treatment of a chronic lung condition will be her legacy for future patients.

IT systems not affected by cyber-attack

Added on May 15, 2017, in Alert - General News

Cornwall NHS has not been affected by the cyber-attack and our IT systems are operating normally. Patients should continue to come for their appointments as planned.

Patient says she felt deeply honoured to be asked to take part in a clinical drug trial when she was being treated in Cornwall for breast cancer

Added on May 14, 2017, in News - Research Patient News

The Royal Cornwall Hospital patient said she felt valued and privileged when she was given the opportunity to participate in a research study alongside her treatment.

True NTH takes direction for Prostate Cancer patients

Added on May 3, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / General News

Royal Cornwall Hospital are leading the way in Prostate cancer treatment, after adopting a new project called True NTH, giving patients the opportunity to take back control of the management of their follow up.

A date with ‘Gin and Jazz’ in aid of The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on May 3, 2017, in Event - BABA

A date with ‘Gin and Jazz’ in aid of The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal on the 4th May at Penventon Hotel and Spa.

Patient Notification Excercise

Added on May 2, 2017, in Alert - Information Alerts

RCHT is one of three Trusts which have been asked by NHS England to contact patients treated by a doctor who has subsequently been diagnosed as HIV positive. This individual was involved in orthopaedic operations at the Royal Cornwall Hospital for a six month period between 2011 and 2012.

A BABA Date for your diary

Added on May 2, 2017, in News - BABA / RCHT Charity

Organisers of The BABA Appeal are ringing the bell for playtime across the county, asking you to make it a date in your diary.

St Ives Tesco supports Neonatal Unit

Added on April 27, 2017, in News - RCHT Charity

Kirsty Kilmurry, Community Champion at St Ives Tesco, and Kevin Phillips, Store Manager, donated comforters called Miniboos

Revolutionary medical service for NHS patients

Added on April 25, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements

Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust has contributed to a revolutionary medical service for NHS patients, by recruiting their first cancer patient for the 100,000 genome project.

Promoting choice: an introduction to the hospital communication book…

Added on April 25, 2017, in News - Patient Experience

Attending hospital can be a daunting experience for anyone, but for patients with the type of learning disabilities