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Nationwide Community Grant for The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal

Added on September 18, 2018, in News - BABA / RCHT Charity

The Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal have been awarded a Community Grant from Nationwide Building Society for £4628. The funds have been pledged to enable the purchase of additional equipment for both the maternity and neonatal departments.

Celebrating our brilliant Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Added on September 18, 2018, in News - General News

Today has seen RCHT’s first celebration and conference for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners.

Electronic sepsis screening to support safer care

Added on September 13, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

RCHT’s lead nurse for sepsis, Helen Winn, has been busy in the run up today’s World Sepsis Day, introducing colleagues to the up and coming new electronic screening software which will help clinicians to spot the signs of Sepsis.

Critical Care is SAFER by tackling delays

Added on September 10, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Find out how the Critical Care team has reduced patient delays, overnight discharges and bed occupancy.

High tech simulation training supports maternity safety

Added on September 7, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Our midwives have been using high tech simulation training in the community to ensure safer care for women who require emergency support when giving birth outside of hospital.

Vic Inn teams plans mammoth charity day for Cornish Heart Unit Fund

Added on September 5, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity

Nigel Stafford tells the story behind the event and his continued support of the Cornish Heart Unit Fund, part of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.

Launching our nursing, midwifery and allied health professions vision

Added on August 24, 2018, in News - Trust Improvement

Find out about our Vision for the future of our nursing, midwifery and allied health professions.

Ditch the bank holiday emergency department jam

Added on August 23, 2018, in Alert - Alerts

People are being asked to choose the right services and look out for elderly family and friends in a bid to prevent a repeat of the summer surge on the emergency department caused by the July heatwave.

Return of Hospital Fete Receives Great Support

Added on August 23, 2018, in News - RCHT Charity / St Michael’s Hospital

This Sunday saw the return of the much-loved St Michael’s Hospital Fete and much to the delight of the local community, staff and volunteers the event is set to become an annual event after being hailed a great success.

After Party Fundraiser by Breast Cancer Patient

Added on August 23, 2018, in News - General News / RCHT Charity

Mum of two, Chantelle Ward of Redruth, organised a Race For Life After Party raising £6500 for The Sunrise Centre