News

Find out more about our latest news, awards and developments from around the Trust. You can also find guidance and contacts if you have a media enquiry or filming request.

Pictorial menu aims to improve communication and choice

Added on November 22, 2016, in News - Patient Experience

Mitie Dietitians have been working with health care professionals at RCHT and other Trusts where they provide catering services to develop a new pictorial menu guide.

Breast care team riding high after award wins

Added on November 21, 2016, in Award - Cancer Services

Congratulations to the Mermaid Centre team who have not only received a national award for research but have also been voted by University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) students as winners.

Shape Our Future – Sustainability & Transformation Plan

Added on November 10, 2016, in News - General News

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly publish summary of Sustainability and Transformation Plan. Leading health and care organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Celebrations as ‘The Cove’ opens its doors

Added on November 7, 2016, in News - Cancer Services

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of the Cover Macmillan Cancer Support Centre. The centre will provide much-needed support and information for anyone in Cornwall affected by Cancer.

Hospitals ask visitors to help minimise spread of Norovirus

Added on November 6, 2016, in Alert - Information Alerts

Relatives and carers are being asked to help reduce the risk of spreading Norovirus by phoning wards before visiting the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, and West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance.

‘Wear It Purple’ for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Added on November 6, 2016, in Event - Cancer Services

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is encouraging you to ‘Wear It Purple’ and donate £1 on Thursday 17th November in aid of Pancreatic Cancer care and research.

Chlamydia Screening – free & confidential

Added on November 5, 2016, in News - Sexual Health

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in Cornwall and the UK, with 1 in 12 young people testing positive.

National HIV Testing Week

Added on November 5, 2016, in Event - Sexual Health

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. The virus attacks the immune system and weakens your ability to fight infections and disease.

Cornwall Baby Fair in Falmouth

Added on October 18, 2016, in Event - RCHT Charity

Fair will include stands, refreshments, Easter egg hunt, bouncy castle and all things baby-related! Angie Stanforth is generously organizing the event.

Play a key role in the future of health and social care in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly

Added on October 17, 2016, in News - Working for us

We are seeking an outstanding chairperson to join our Trust Board who can drive cultural change across RCHT and the wider health system for the benefit of patients.