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Colleagues from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust receive acclaim at this year’s MAFTAs for training achievements

Added on 18 July 2022, in News - Awards and Achievements

Three trainees from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust have been awarded regional awards at this year’s MAFTAs (Medical Awards for Training Achievements.)

Lynher Research Team

“I’m living my life and this team did that for me” Oncology research patient talks about her experience of being a participant in a breast cancer treatment research study.

Added on 7 July 2022, in News - General News

Below is a moving account from one of our research participants which demonstrates the impact on lives the can be achieved by working in Research & Development at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT).

Ysella Lees

Kernowflex and Care Buddy roles provide flexible learning and personal enrichment for Falmouth University student

Added on 6 July 2022, in News - Working for us

Ysella Lees is currently finishing her MA in Professional Writing at Falmouth University. In addition to her studies, Ysella has been picking up shifts through Kernowflex at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

a lifeboat and kayakers patrol the coast

Doctors and emergency medicine consultants from the RCHT join RNLI lifeboat volunteers as part of ‘Remote and Restorative’ training exercise

Added on 6 July 2022, in News - General News

As part of a Remote and Restorative course for the RCHT, 30 doctors and 4 faculty, including emergency medicine consultants from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, took part in an exercise involving a launch of RNLI lifeboat, Rose. The lifeboat proceeded to Coverack, where it was met by the doctors, who were on kayaks, ready to take part in this on-the-water training exercise.

Dr Sen Devadathan pictured with team

Consultant cardiologist from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust receives BJCA President’s Award for Best Teaching Consultant in Coronary Intervention

Added on 6 July 2022, in News - Awards and Achievements

Consultant cardiologist, Dr Sen Devadathan, has won a national level teaching award at The British Cardiovascular Society’s annual conference, which was held in Manchester last month.

From left: Leonie Wheeldon Consultant Biomedical Scientist, Dr James Garvican Consultant Histopathologist, Mary Jones Senior Biomedical Scientist. Top right: Dr Dush Shetty Consultant Radiologist. Bottom right: Dr Ben Probyn Specialist Registrar.

Quicker and less invasive tissue sampling for lung and pancreatic cancer patients

Added on 6 July 2022, in News - Cancer Services

A team of researchers has published findings that show mutations in non-small cell lung and pancreatic cancers can be rapidly and effectively detected by carrying out testing on smaller tissue samples than those taken in current practice.

Trauma impact training

Den winners use funding to help staff cope with trauma

Added on 6 July 2022, in Charity - Where Your Money Goes

The team on the Neonatal Unit at Royal Cornwall Hospital, are a close-knit community of colleagues, with bonds formed through their very special work caring for the littlest patients in Cornwall’s only acute hospital.

Sign reading 'Garden of Freedom' with the garden in the background at the Royal Cornwall Hospital

Enchanted “Garden of Freedom” has opened at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on 5 July 2022, in News - General News

A fantastic new children’s garden has been officially opened at the Royal Cornwall Hospital by Caroline Chappell, General Manager for Women, Children and HIV Services at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Nurse wearing face mask

Rising COVID-19 cases leads to return of facemasks in Cornish hospitals

Added on 4 July 2022, in Alerts - Alert

A significant increase in COVID-19 cases and admissions has led to facemasks being reintroduced across Cornwall’s hospitals, including at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT).

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