News

Find out more about our latest news, awards and developments from around the Trust. You can also find guidance and contacts if you have a media enquiry or filming request.

Annual Staff Awards – New look awards to recognise our brilliant colleagues


Added on September 11, 2019, in Awards - Awards and Achievements

Nominations are now open for our new look ‘Brilliant You’ staff awards. 

For this year’s annual awards we’ve revamped and extended the number of categories to give more opportunities to recognise teams and individuals for the brilliant work they’ve been doing over the last year.

World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September.

Added on September 10, 2019, in News - Events

World Suicide Prevention Day is an annual awareness raising event organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). This year’s theme is about connecting with others and letting people know that ITSOKAYTOTALK.

Get your pedals ready for Paris charity challenge!

Added on September 9, 2019, in Charity - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

Whether you are cycle crazy or keen to find a reason to get back in the saddle, the London to Paris Cycle Challenge could be just the event that you have been looking for!

Annual General Meeting: Aspiring to Brilliant Care for One+all

Added on September 4, 2019, in Event - Trust Board

Join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 17th September to hear about the work we have been doing to improve patient care and services and our aspirations for the future.

Cake Sale at the Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Renal Unit is the first stop on staff member’s fundraising journey for mental health

Added on September 4, 2019, in News - Fundraising

Last week, the Renal Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital held a cake sale to raise money for The Wave Project; a surf therapy program based in Newquay, which works to make a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people across the South West.

In our hearts: annual baby remembrance service

Added on August 29, 2019, in Event - Events

The annual Baby Remembrance Service for the Royal Cornwall Hospital and supporting charities is to be held on Sunday 13th October 2019 at 2pm Truro Catholic Church, St Austell Street, Truro TR1 1SE.

Hospital Banking on support for Research Fund

Added on August 12, 2019, in Charity - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

Natwest Bank is supporting the Cornish Medical Research Fund with foreign coin collection boxes in all of their Cornish branches.

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

Added on August 9, 2019, in News - Cancer Services / Cove / Patient Experience

We are very happy to share this film about the Cove Macmillan Support Centre, based at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. It features Grant and Mel explaining what the Cove means to them, and the support available for people affected by cancer in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Royal Cornwall Hospital set to receive share of £1.8 billion investment in the NHS

Added on August 5, 2019, in News - Trust Improvement / Womens and Children’s Services

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals is one of 20 Trusts across England set to benefit from a £1.8 billion cash boost announced by the Government today. The £100 million coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital will be the biggest ever single investment Cornwall has seen in local health services.

Ultra Marathon in memory of a dear friend

Added on July 29, 2019, in Charity - Fundraising / RCHT Charity

Four friends from Perranwell recently took on the Classic Quarter ultra-marathon in memory of their friend Paul Guinchard who died in July 2018 after a short after a short illness caused by a rare sarcoma cancer.