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Added on May 14, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services

Co-designed solutions #MindNBodyCornwall Mental Health & Wellbeing Support, Educate, Empower.

Dancing Spectacular Raises Thousands for Hospitals Charity

Added on May 10, 2019, in News - RCHT Charity

Near to £30,000 has been raised by dancers in Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity ‘Come Dance With Us’ Strictly style event, sponsored by Truro based Independent Financial Advisers, Worldwide Financial Planning.

Maternity team’s challenge for International Day of the Midwife

Added on May 8, 2019, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

A brilliant show of teamwork by maternity service colleagues cycling from Truro Birth Centre to Penrice Birth Centre to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on Sunday 5 May and to mark the resumption of 24/7 midwife cover at the St Austell Centre.

Breast cancer services are modernising at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Added on May 3, 2019, in News - Clinical Imaging / Patient Experience / Trust Improvement

A new breast cancer clinic is launching at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) to meet the growing demand of people requiring a specialist appointment.

Supporting Nursing Mothers at RCHT

Added on April 30, 2019, in News - Trust Improvement / Working for us

Having a strong focus on wellbeing and support is an important part in recruiting and retaining staff across health and care organisations.

Double celebration for radiology teams at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust: Achieving ISAS accreditation and ‘Outstanding’ rating by the CQC

Added on April 26, 2019, in News - Clinical Imaging / Trust Improvement

Clinical imaging teams at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) are celebrating a successful ISAS accreditation to go alongside their rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission, as a result of more than two years of hard work and commitment from its dedicated county-wide staff.

National ODP Day

Added on April 26, 2019, in Event - Events

Join in our celebrations for ODP’s around the nation on the 14th May Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust will be showcasing the hard work our Operation Department Practitioners do daily, looking after patients during their anaesthetic, surgery and recovery. We will be raising the profile of ODP’s and our Theatre staff throughout the day in our […]

St Michael’s Hospital Celebration Day to incorporate Cornwall’s Armed Forces Day

Added on April 24, 2019, in Charity - RCHT Charity

On Saturday 22nd June, the bunting will be adorning the hospital grounds once again as we welcome everyone support what we know will be another fantastic summer fete at St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.

A gold seal of approval for refurbished therapies unit

Added on April 23, 2019, in News - Patient Care / Therapies / Volunteering & Friends

The newly refurbished therapies department at West Cornwall Hospital received a gold seal of approval after being officially opened by Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover MBE on Saturday.

Help us crack this Easter by using the right NHS service

Added on April 17, 2019, in News - General News

Don’t spend your Easter bank holiday waiting in the emergency department to get sprains, strains and broken bones fixed – head straight for your nearest minor injury unit (MIU) or urgent treatment centre. Whether you’ve hammered your thumb doing the traditional bank holiday DIY, injured yourself with an over-enthusiastic football tackle in the park, doctors […]