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Opening of Second Radial Lounge – improving patient experience and reducing cancellations.

Added on November 15, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

This week marks the opening of the second radial lounge at Royal Cornwall Hospital with the first lounge having a significant impact on the experience of Cardiology patients as well as reducing cancellations and delays. The opening of a second lounge has been made possible through the use of charitable funds.

Hospital Charities Give Emergency Support

Added on November 13, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Trauma patients at Royal Cornwall Hospital will now be able to receive warm blood transfusions on the move thanks to funding from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity and the Friends of the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust Butterfly Scheme and Rainbow Days

Added on November 13, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Getting it right for end of life patients in our care

Cornwall nurse facilitator honoured at national cancer excellence awards

Added on November 13, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services

A Macmillan Nurse Facilitator at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been honoured for her inspirational work in cancer care.

Statement: Independent Report – Coco Rose Bradford

Added on October 26, 2018, in Alerts - General News

RCHT Chief Executive, Kate Shields said: “We have today formally received an Independent Report into the care and treatment of Coco Rose Bradford. We have fully accepted the report’s findings and will report our progress against every one of its recommendations publicly at our Trust Board. Coco was a 6 year old little girl who […]

Proposed move for rheumatology outpatients

Added on October 25, 2018, in News - General News

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is proposing to move the main base for rheumatology outpatient clinics from the site in Treliske to Truro Health Park as well as offer more clinics in community hospitals. The main reason for the move is to free up space at the Royal Cornwall Hospital site to provide more urgent […]

RCHT midwife is a finalist at Who Cares Wins awards

Added on October 9, 2018, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to RCHT midwife, Amy Dunstan who was among the finalists for this year’s ‘Who Cares Wins’ national awards celebrating some of the outstanding stars across the NHS as it marks its 70th anniversary this year.

Healthcare Support Worker Katy is going for Gold at this year’s World Karate championships…

Added on October 8, 2018, in News - General News

Katy Chamberlain is a Healthcare Support Worker based in the Outpatients Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Paul Lidder is new Chief Clinical Information Officer

Added on September 28, 2018, in News - General News / Trust Improvement

Consultant Surgeon Paul Lidder has been appointed as the new Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for the Trust to help lead and develop our digital strategy.

Second Chance for Cancer Research in Cornwall

Added on September 20, 2018, in Charity - RCHT Charity

Donating unwanted items to Long Rock’s new charity shop can help cancer research projects right here in Cornwall.