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Graphic: Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity, Christmas Star Appeal

RCHT Charity Christmas Stars Appeal

Added on 24 November 2022, in Charity - How You Can Help

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity is inviting everyone across the county to help Cornwall’s only acute hospital, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske, shine brightly for the festive season by sponsoring a Christmas star.

Entrance and signage to Lowen Ward (Tremenel Unit) and Patient Blood Management

Lowen Ward and Patient Blood Management Service have moved!

Added on 21 November 2022, in News - General News

Lowen Ward has moved into its new temporary home, on the Ground Floor of the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Tremenel Unit. This is a short-term move for around 19 weeks until the brand-new MRI and Oncology/Haematology Unit opens at the end of March 2023

KNest peer support volunteers Jade Hobbs and Lizzie Miller at the Neonatal Unit

As part of World Prematurity Day, the neonatal unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital have launched new welcome bags for parents

Added on 21 November 2022, in News - Maternity & Neonatal Services / Patient Experience

World Prematurity Day on 17 November is one of the most important days in the year to raise awareness of the challenges of preterm birth. This year, the Neonatal Team from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust have used the occasion to launch a welcome bag for parents and neonatal families as part of their KNest Neonatal Support relaunch.

Edward Bond, diabetes trial patient pictured beside a painting of a tin mind on a cliff

Diabetes patient says being on a research trial has totally changed his life.

Added on 16 November 2022, in News - Research Patient News

People no longer recognise the 65 year old from St Blazey, after he lost nearly 6 stone as a result of being on a research trial which aims to improve cardiovascular health

Francesca Brett, chemotherapy patient outside the entrance to the Mermaid Centre

Research participant felt being in charity funded study helped overcome fears of having cancer treatment

Added on 16 November 2022, in News - Research Patient News

Francesca Brett, a Supported Housing Service Team Leader from Helston, was preparing for her wedding party and 30th birthday when she received the devastating diagnosis of Triple Positive Breast Cancer. <

Claire Florey and Helen Williams holding the Health Technology News Digitising Patient Services Award 2022.

Digitising Patient Services category, Health Technology News Awards 2022

Added on 14 November 2022, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

The Outpatient Transformation Team at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust are winners of the Digitising Patient Services category at the Health Technology News Awards 2022.

Trauma response car picture collage showing the car from the drivers side, the car from the rear with boot open and equipment carried, and the car from the rear with the boot open and emergency lights on with a trauma response employee standing beside.

Trauma Response Car, equipped by RCHT Charity

Added on 14 November 2022, in Charity - Where Your Money Goes

The introduction of a Major Trauma Response Car, operating out of Royal Cornwall Hospital, means that patients suffering serious injury, for example at a road traffic accident, may no longer need to come via Royal Cornwall Hospital on their way to receive care at one of the region’s major trauma centres.

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) Unit

New Frailty SDEC Unit opens in Tremenel Unit (RCH)

Added on 10 November 2022, in News - General News

A Frailty SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care) Unit has opened in the new Tremenel building at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Collage of charity event

Pedal 4 Patients ‘23

Added on 4 November 2022, in Charity - How You Can Help

Riders one and all, by overwhelming demand, RCHT Charity is back with our amazing Pedal4Patients cycle challenge.

Patients, staff and volunteers raise a cup of tea in celebration of our voluntary services.

The Headland Unit Patient Volunteer Team has been shortlisted for the national Helpforce Champions Awards 2022

Added on 4 November 2022, in Awards / News - Awards and Achievements

The Headland Unit Patient Volunteer Team at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Volunteering Team of the Year Award at the Helpforce Champions Awards 2022, providing national recognition of their fantastic contribution to volunteering in the health and care sector.

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