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Happy Birthday One+all – celebrating 70 years of care and compassion.

Added on July 5, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements

Here’s a round up of what’s on across RCHT for the NHS 70th anniversary on 5th July.

Lions Club donation to Chestnut Appeal

Added on June 21, 2018, in - Fundraising / General News

Lions Clubs from across Cornwall have come together to raise £8,662 for the Chestnut Appeal.

RCH choir to sing at national NHS70 celebration

Added on June 20, 2018, in News - Working with us

The Royal Cornwall Hospital choir is among a number across the country to have been selected to perform at a NHS 70th anniversary event in Manchester on Sunday 8 July.

Free workshops for young, aspiring doctors at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 20, 2018, in News - Working for us

Following on from the first very successfully and extremely popular, Future Medics event in February, Get In Cornwall are providing another opportunity for young people in Cornwall interested in pursuing a career in medicine to discover more and access advice on applying to medical school.

Trust and confidence score highly in patient survey

Added on June 15, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

Results of the national inpatient survey published this week reveal high levels of satisfaction with care at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals with scores of 8/10 or more in 7 of the 11 sections of the survey.

MySunrise App goes live 11th June at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 11, 2018, in - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

A diagnosis of Cancer can be a real shock and a very uncertain time for patients and their families. With so many cancers types and new treatments, each patient journey is different.

Funding to support people in a mental health crisis

Added on June 8, 2018, in News - General News / Patient Experience

An exciting new initiative developed by NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Cornwall Foundation Trust and Cornwall Council to create a multi-agency hub to support people in Cornwall who are at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis has been awarded £1.5m funding from the Government.

Falmouth school pupils unveil ‘Wonderwall’

Added on June 8, 2018, in News - Patient Experience / Womens and Children’s Services

Fantastic to see the unveiling of the Children’s Unit ‘Wonderwall’ at the Royal Cornwall Hospital – a place for young patients to leave their comments about their care in hospital.

New Superficial treatment unit offers enhanced skin cancer treatment

Added on June 7, 2018, in News - General News

Patients in Cornwall needing specialist radiotherapy treatment for superficial skin cancers no longer face lengthy journeys for treatment out of county, thanks to the arrival of a new treatment unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Sunrise Centre.

Button batteries warning to parents for accident prevention week

Added on June 7, 2018, in News - General News / Womens and Children’s Services

As Child Safety Week commences on 4 June, health professionals are warning parents to be extra vigilant to prevent young children swallowing button batteries on toys.